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Faculty Commitment to Excellence

August 31, 2018

CE Faculty continue to excel in their commitment to excellence. Dr. Ashok Mishra received two awards, a National Science Foundation Career Award  a University Research Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Award (URSAA), which recognizes Clemson University faculty who have achieved the highest levels of national and international recognition. Faculty selected for URSAAA recognition are lifetime appointees invited to participate in an annual celebration.

Dr. Hsein Juang, Dr. Ravi Ravichandran, and graduate student Parishad Rahbari received one of the 2017 Excellent Paper Awards in the Journal of GeoEngineering for their paper “Seismic geotechnical robust design of cantilever retaining wall using response surface approach.” Dr. Juang retired June, 30th after serving the department for over 35 years. During his tenure, he received numerous awards in the Geotechnical field.

Stephen F. Csernak, was selected as an academic juror for the 2018 American Institute of Steel Construction IDEAS Awards competition. The awards are based on innovative design in engineering.  He was selected due to his expertise in structural engineering. While at Clemson, he has taught the Capstone Design Senior Project course as well as Structural Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Reinforced Concrete Design, and Structural Steel Design courses.