Zhiheng Wang Wins 2022 Probabilistic Methods Committee’s Best Student Paper Award

USC Viterbi post-doc Zhiheng Wang has won first place in the 2022 Probabilistic Methods Committee Student Paper Competition by the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) of ASCE. The award was presented at the 2022 EMI Conference in Baltimore, Maryland in early June. Wang, honored for his paper “A Polynomial Chaos Formalism for Sensitivity and Reliability Analysis,” also gave a presentation showcasing … Read More

Roger Ghanem Receives Theodore Von Karman Medal

Roger Ghanem, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been awarded the Theodore von Kárman Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The award recognizes distinguished achievement in engineering mechanics, applicable to any branch of civil engineering. This award was established and endowed in 1960 by the Engineering Mechanics Division, now the Engineering Mechanics Institute, with gifts presented by … Read More

CEE Chair Lucio Soibelman Awarded Distinguished Member of ASCE

Congratulations to Lucio Soibelman, Fred Champion Estate Chair in Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. The American Society of Civil Engineers is one of the nation’s oldest engineering societies and is active in 177 countries. The ASCE Distinguished Membership is the highest honor offered by the ASCE. One … Read More