The Geo-Institute believes that colleagues who have contributed to civil engineering through outstanding leadership, research, or substantial career accomplishments deserve the recognition and accolades of their peers. The Awards Program recognizes the professional achievements of individuals within the geoprofession and the civil engineering community at large.

Nominate Your Colleague for an Award

Nominating a worthy associate is easy. In general, nomination packages should include:

Always review individual award rules for full details on how to nominate a deserving candidate.

Geo-Institute and ASCE Awards

Some awards are administered by the ASCE Awards and Honors program, and some are administered by the Geo-Institute. Specific instructions for each award are available via the links below.

Dates listed below indicate when nominations are due for each award.

OPEN ALL YEAR

Terzaghi Lecture, Karl (G-I achievement reward for geotechnical engineers)

FEBRUARY 1

Collingwood Prize (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)

MAY 1

Noble Prize, Alfred (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)

JUNE 1

OPAL (ASCE achievement award for any civil engineer)
Pankow Award for Innovation (ASCE achievement award for construction industry organizations)
Peck Award, Ralph B. (ASCE achievement award for geotechnical engineers)
Seed Medal, H. Bolton (ASCE achievement award for geotechnical engineers)
Terzaghi Award, Karl (ASCE achievement award for geotechnical engineers)

AUGUST 15

Baker Award, Wallace Hayward (G-I achievement award for geotechnical engineers)
Carl L. Monismith Lecture on Pavement Engineering (G-I paper award for pavement research)
Casagrande Professional Development Award, Arthur (ASCE achievement award for geotechnical engineers)
Harry Schnabel Jr. Award (G-I achievement award for geotechnical engineers)
Kapp Foundation Engineering Award, Martin S. (ASCE achievement award for geotechnical engineers)

SEPTEMBER 1

Presidents’ Award, ASCE (ASCE achievement award for any civil engineer)

OCTOBER 1

Croes Medal, J. James R. (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)
Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes, Walter L. (ASCE achievement award for any civil engineer)
Norman Medal (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)
State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award, ASCE (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)
Wellington Prize, Arthur M. (ASCE paper award for any civil engineer)

NOVEMBER 1

Middlebrooks Award, Thomas A. (ASCE paper award for geotechnical engineers)
President’s Medal, ASCE (ASCE achievement award for any civil engineer)

 

See a list of all ASCE awards.