April 4, 2014

Jean-Louis Briaud, D.GE, Achieves ASCE Distinguished Member Status

Congratulations to Jean Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE for achieving the level of Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Dr. Briaud received a Baccalaureat en Mathematique from Lycee Fromentin, a degree in Civil Engineering from E.S.T.P., an M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Ottawa.

He is currently a registered P.E. in Texas and is currently a Professor and Holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair at the Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University

According to ASCE, a Distinguished Member is a person who has attained acknowledged eminence in some branch of engineering or in the arts and sciences related thereto, including the fields of engineering education and construction.

With the total number of Distinguished Members elected in any year not exceeding one for every 7,500 members, Dr. Briaud’s achievement is especially astounding.

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On a side note, Dr. Briaud was also recently elected President of the Federation of International Geo-engineering Society (FedIGS).