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Hajjar Selected as SEI Fellow

February 1, 2013

Jerome Hajjar, Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected to be a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers for his leadership and mentoring in the structural engineering profession. Prof. Hajjar’s research and teaching interests include the design of steel and composite steel/concrete building and bridge structures, assessment of infrastructure systems, and earthquake engineering, and he has published over 170 papers and edited three books on these topics. Prof. Hajjar is a member of the SEI Technical Activities Division Executive Committee and the Committee on Specifications of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). He was made a Fellow of ASCE in 2007, and has won several research and teaching awards, including the 2010 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award, the 2009 ASCE Shortridge Hardesty Award, the 2005 AISC T. R. Higgins Lectureship Award, and the 2000 ASCE Norman Medal. Congratulations to Prof. Hajjar for this distinguished honor!

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