PITTSBURGH (September 26, 2018) … The Pittsburgh chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) selected John Oyler, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, as recipient of the 2017 Michael A. Gross Meritorious Service Award.The award, named after Michael A. Gross who provided nearly 70 years of continuous service to the ASCE Pittsburgh Section, recognizes a lifetime of work and commitment to the civil engineering profession. It is one of the society’s most prestigious recognitions and is selectively bestowed, sometimes between spans of several years.For the past three decades, Dr. Oyler has guided civil engineers through the transition from undergraduate students to graduates and professionals. He remains an active and nationally-renowned member of the ASCE and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).Dr. Oyler’s nomination for the award came from former students wishing to pay tribute to his role in their professional development and the impact he has had on countless other students over the years.
Matt Cichowicz, Communications Writer, 9/26/2018
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