Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Pierre Y. Julien has been selected as one of 10 Distinguished Members to be inducted by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2022.
Distinguished membership is the highest honor ASCE can bestow and is reserved for civil engineers who are either ASCE members or fellows.
Julien is an internationally recognized expert in river engineering and sediment transport with more than 40 years of experience. He has made significant contributions to computer modeling of upland erosion processes, river sedimentation, contaminant transport, and aquatic habitat for endangered species.
Julien’s career has had global impact. He has completed worldwide projects for 50 different agencies including the World Bank, served UNESCO, and moderated a plenary session at the World Water Forum in 2015.