Frangopol awarded 2019 George W. Housner Structural Control and Monitoring Medal

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George W. Houser is widely considered the father of seismic engineering, which ushered in safer, more cost-effective construction in earthquake-prone areas.

So it’s fitting that a medal bearing his name would be bestowed on a researcher who’s played a similarly foundational role in ensuring the reliability of modern civil infrastructure systems.  

Dan M. Frangopol, the inaugural Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, has been awarded the 2019 George W. Housner Structural Control and Monitoring Medal in recognition of his groundbreaking work and leadership in the field of life-cycle engineering.

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