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2016 Academy of Distinguished Alumni

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June 28, 2016

Eight alumni and one faculty member from the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin have been elected to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

The department established the Academy of Distinguished Alumni to acknowledge the professional achievements and contributions of its graduates. Twenty-seven charter members were inducted into the academy in 2003, and 92 additional members have been selected since.

The 2016 honorees are recognized for expertise in their fields, research and education advancements and strong leadership qualities.

Active Membership

Valerie Briggs (BS 97, MS 00)

J. Crozier Brown (BS 65, MS 67) 

Dewayne E. Hahn (BS 73, MS 74) 

Moo Young Han (PhD 89)

Todd Helwig (BS 87, MS 89, PhD 94)

Kyuichi Maruyama (PhD 79)

Gregg A. Reese (BS 80, MS 83)

Glenn J. Rix (MS 84, PhD 88)

Honorary Membership

Dan L. Wheat (no UT degree)

“Members of the CAEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni have each had a profound and positive impact on the world we live in,” said Department Chair Richard Corsi.  “They do much to help our students, not the least of which is to inspire them to do great things themselves.  We are fortunate to have such a distinguished group of alumni, and the Class of 2016 adds to the impressive and multi-dimensional accomplishments of the Academy.”

The Class of 2016 will be inducted on September 30, 2016. Alumni, faculty and students are invited to attend the induction ceremony.

For more information, please contact Laura Klopfenstein.

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