PhD in Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, 1972
MS in Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, 1961
BS in Civil Engineering, Penn State University, 1953
(2011) Swanson School of Engineering Adjunct Professor of the year.
(2000) American Society of Civil Engineers (Pittsburgh Section) - Professor of the Year Award.
(1982) American Society of Civil Engineers (Pittsburgh Section) - Civil Engineer of the Year Award.
(1972) James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation Award.
(1971) American Institute of Steel Construction - Design in Steel Award.
Named to the Swanson School of Engineering Professors Honor Roll five times.
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