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ASCE Seeks Award Nominations
September 5, 2008

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is seeking nominations for its 2009 national achievement awards, including:

The Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Awards: given in recognition of the lifetime achievements and contributions of a civil engineer, which have greatly enhanced the health, safety and welfare of our nation and the world. One award is given in each of five categories: Construction, Design, Education, Government, and Management.

The Henry L. Michel Award: for Industry Advancement of Research recognizing dedication, vision and leadership in advancing research in the design and construction industry.

The Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award: given in recognition of a civil engineering project’s contribution to the well-being of a community and its people, its resourcefulness in planning and design challenges, and its use of innovative materials and techniques.

The Charles Pankow Award for Innovation: honoring collaboration in innovative design, materials or construction-related research and development sustainably transferred into practice.

Nominations for the awards must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern on October 1st, 2008. The awards will be presented at ASCE’s OPAL Awards Gala on Thursday, April 23rd, 2009.

For more information, nomination criteria and procedures, and entry forms, please visit the individual award sites: OPAL Awards, OCEA Award, Pankow Award and the Michel Award.

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