Honors and Awards

  • Northeastern College of Engineering Dean’s Meritorious Service Award, 2009
  • ASTM
    • Committee D-18, Special Service Award, 2009
    • Committee on Publications, Certificate of Appreciation, 2008
  • Tau Beta Pi National Capers and Marion McDonald Mentoring Award, 2007
  • Transportation Research Board, Certificate of Appreciation, 2006
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, elected 2004
  • ASCE student chapter co-advisor, Certificates of Commendation: 2003- 2005, 2007, 2008
  • ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Eng’g
    • Certificate of Appreciation, March, 2003
    • Editorial Board Member Exemplary Service Award, 2001
  • Bright Idea Award, Professional Organizational and Development Network in Higher Education (for Jonas Chalk columns), 2001
  • Member, Master Teacher Team, G.E. Fund Learning Excellence Initiative, 1999-2003
  • Northeastern College of Engineering Teaching Award, 1997
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1986-1989
  • Dept. of Defense Joint Service Commendation Medal, 1984
  • Member, unit receiving Dept. of the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, 1984