Academic Prizes and Honors

  • In 2015, Certificate of Appreciation awarded by the Pressure Vessels & Piping Division of ASME for a Tutorial on “Assessment/Design of Petrochemical Piping Systems and Components Located in Earthquake-Prone Zones”, at the 2015 ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • In 2007,  Best research PhD Dissertation, Faculty of Engineering, University of Bristol, (UK). 
  • In 1999, Fellowship awarded by “COST ACTION F3 – Structural Dynamics” for a research period at LCPC-CNRS Marne-La-Vallée with Dr. Pierre Argoul (F). 
  • In 1991, Fellowship from the U. of Colorado at Boulder for collaboration with B. Shing (USA). 
  • In 1990, National Research Council fellowship for a stay at the U. of Colorado at Boulder (USA).