ASCE honors Dan Frangopol, Yan Liu with 2020 Raymond C. Reese Research Prize

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Dan M. Frangopol, the inaugural Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, and his former postdoc Yan Liu, an associate professor at the School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in Wuhan, Hubei, China, are the recipients of the 2020 Raymond C. Reese Research Prize awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

According to ASCE, which represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries, this prestigious prize is:

"awarded to the author or authors of a paper in a print issue of an ASCE journal in the twelve-month period ending with June of the year preceding the year of the award that describes a notable achievement in research related to structural engineering and which indicates how the research can be used. The paper should include the results of research (experimental and/or analytical) and, in particular, should indicate and recommend how the research can be applied to design; it is this latter feature that is considered to be most important."

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