Awards & Recognition


National Research and Professional Leadership Awards

  • NASA Agency Group Achievement Award – Ana Barros & Global Precipitation Measurement Post-Launch Team

Professional Society Recognition

  • Special Session in his honor, International Congress of CERMODEL – Tomasz Hueckel
  • Frocht Award, Society for Experimental Mechanics – Lawrence Virgin
  • Executive Council member, International Association for Computational Mechanics – John Dolbow
  • 2016 Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, ASCE – Claudia Gunsch
  • Panel co-chair, The National Academies' 2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space – Ana Barros 

University and School Honors

  • Capers and Marion McDonald Mentoring and Advising Award (Pratt School) – Claudia Gunsch
  • Honorary doctorate in engineering, McGill University (Canada) – Henry Petroski 

Media Recognition

  • Top 1% of Highly Cited Researchers, Thomson Reuters –Heather Stapleton and Mark Wiesner 


National Academy of Engineering Membership

  • Elected in 2015 – Mark Wiesner

Research and Professional Leadership Awards

  • John P. McGovern Award for Science, American Society of Civil Engineers – Henry Petroski 

Professional Society Recognition

  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union – Ana Barros
  • Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow, Institute of International Education – Fred Boadu
  • Fellow, IACM –John Dolbow
  • Elected Secretary, USACM –John Dolbow 
  • Member, Advisory Board of DOE ASCAC –John Dolbow 
  • Fellow, NAE Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering – Claudia Gunsch
  • Senior Fellow, UCLA B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences – Henry Petroski
  • Outstanding Reviewer, ASCE – Wilkins Aquino 

Media Recognition

  • PRISM Magazine's 20 Under 40, American Society for Engineering Education – Heileen Hsu-Kim