CEAE Professor Ross Corotis was announced as a 2019 OPAL Leadership Award Winner by the American Society of Civil Engineers.This award highlights the lifetime achievements of civil engineers. Corotis won this year's education category for “demonstrated excellence in furthering civil engineering education.” Corotis and the other 2019 OPAL Award recipients will be honored at the 2019 OPAL Gala in March. He joins Professor Bernard Amadei as winners of this prestigious award.
With more than 150,000 members in all civil engineering disciplines, across all public, private, and educational sectors, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine—the built environment. ASCE embraces that responsibility by serving its members, the civil engineering profession, and the public.