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William H. Wisely Award

Nomination Deadline: November 1st

This award is a memorial of William H. Wisely, Hon.M.ASCE, who for nearly two decades prudently guided the activities of the American Society of Civil Engineer as its chief staff officer. The award was officially instituted by the Board of Direction on May 14-16, 1983.


  1. The award may be presented annually to recognize not more than three individuals who have exhibited continuing efforts to better the history, tradition, developments and technical and professional activities of the Society. The recipient or recipients shall be members of ASCE.
  2. The award may be conferred at the initiative of the President with the concurrence of the Executive Committee.
  3. The award consists of a trophy and an honorarium to be determined annually by and subject to the approval of the Executive Committee of the Board of Direction.

To nominate, submit the following:

  • A cover letter, signed by the nominator
  • An Official Award Nomination form
  • The nominee's CV or biographical information
  • Two or three letters of recommendation (max)

You can submit your nomination electronically to, or by mail to:

ASCE Honors and Awards
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Award Recipients

Mario Ricozzi, P.E., F.ASCE; Camilla M. Saviz, Ph.D., P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE; and Sarah S. McEwen, P.E., M.ASCE

Brian D. McKeehan, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE; Edward W. Stafford, P.E., P.TOE, F.ASCE; and Thomas F. Zimmie, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE

Gerald Buckwalter, A.M.ASCE; Kelly A. Doyle, P.E., M.ASCE and Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., M.ASCE

Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S., D.WRE, Pres.13.ASCE

Marsha D. Anderson Bomar, M.ASCE; Anni H. Autio, P.E., M.ASCE; Douglas J. Sereno, P.E., D.PE, ENV SP, F.ASCE

All Recipients