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Prizes and Distinctions

  • Nominee for the Royal Society of Canada Fellowship,  (currently under assessment).
  • A.B. Sanderson Award of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for outstanding contributions to the development and practice of structural engineering in Canada, 2015.
  • Whitman Wright Award of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for significant contributions to the advancement of innovation and information technology in civil engineering, 2014
  • Distinguished University Professor, University of Ottawa, 2011
  • Theme Leader on seismic mitigation, NSERC Canadian Seismic Research Network, 2009
  • Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2007
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers, 2006
  • Centre for Effective Design of Structures Award for Best Paper, McMaster University, 2005
  • Wason Medal for the most meritorious paper, American Concrete Institute (ACI), 2005
  • Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, 2005
  • University Research Chair, 2003 – present
  • Casimir Gzowski Medal for best paper in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 2004
  • Excellence in Education Award, University of Ottawa, 2003
  • Casimir Gzowski Medal for best paper in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 2001
  • National Lecturer, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2001
  • Raymond C. Reese Research Prize for outstanding contributions to the application of structural engineering research, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000
  • Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, 1997
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching (professor of the year), University of Ottawa, 1996
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, 1993
  • OCUFA Teaching Award, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, 1992
  • John V. Marsh Award for excellence in teaching, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa, 1992
  • NSERC University Research Fellowship, for a complete eligible term of 10 years, NSERC 1980
  • Part of a research group whose work led to the Charles Whitney Medal of the American Concrete Institute in recognition of outstanding engineering development work in concrete design and construction, 1989