USUCGER Awards for Distinguished Research, Service, Research Investment, and Education

USUCGER Distinguished Researcher Award

This award shall be awarded by the USUCGER Board and at their discretion, typically every two years, to an affiliate of a USUCGER-member institution who has made outstanding and innovative contributions to research, creative accomplishment, and scholarship in the field of geotechnical engineering. The definition of research is broad, and is intended to include all aspects of the creation of new knowledge. The award may be granted to members at any academic rank. The Board will announce a call for nominations from member institutions in March.

 

Recipients:

2008
2005

 

USUCGER Distinguished Service Award

This award shall be awarded by the USUCGER Board, and at their discretion, every third year to an affiliate of a USUCGER-member institution who has given distinguished service to USUCGER. The Board will announce a call for nominations from member institutions one month before the decision is made in March.

Recipients:

Tuncer Edil 2007
Deborah Goodings 2003
Roman Hryciw 2000
Mehmet Tumay 1998

 

USUCGER Research Investment Award

This award shall be awarded by the USUCGER Board, and at their discretion, every third year. The essential criterion will be significant but broad contributions to geotechnical research, rather than of a specific research accomplishment. The recipient may or may not be an affiliate of a USUCGER-member institution. The Board will announce a call for nominations from member institutions one month before the decision is made in March.

Recipients:

Roy Olson 2007
Albert F. Dimillio 2004
Cliff Astill 2001
S. Scot Litke 2000
Joseph P. Welsh
1998

 

USUCGER Distinguished Educator Award

This award shall be awarded by the USUCGER Board, and at their discretion, every third year to an affiliate of a USUCGER-member institution who has provided educational services to the USUCGER community. The definition of education is broad and is intended to include all aspects of educational activity as it relates to and enhances the education and educational abilities of affiliates of USUCGER-member institutions. The Board will announce a call for nominations from member institutions one month before the decision is made in March.

Recipients:

Frank C. Townsed 2006
David Elton 2002
 
     
 

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