Awards and Honors

  • Honorable Mention, Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2013
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, 2011
  • Walter L. Huber Prize, ASCE, 2011
  • Honoree, 3rd Annual University-Wide Celebration of Scholarship and Research, University of Maryland, College Park, 2010
  • Wellington Prize, ASCE, 2006
  • Arthur Casagrande Award, ASCE, 2006
  • IGS Award, International Geosynthetics Society, 2006
  • Collingwood Prize, ASCE, 2006
  • ExCEED New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, ASCE, 2006
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Educator Award, ASCE-Maryland Section, 2004
  • International Outstanding Achievement Award(Geosynthetics Project Category), Industrial Fabrics Association International ( IFAI), 2003
  • Engineering Achievement Award, ASCE-Wisconsin Section, 2002
  • Lilly Teaching Fellow, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2002-2003
  • Norman Severson Geotechnical Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000