Dr. Rob Sowby, a 2018 PhD graduate from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the ASCE Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members for his paper “To Uphold and Enhance the Profession.”
According to the article, "The Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members is awarded to the author or authors of a paper on professional ethics. Each year the specific topics, if any, of the contest for the forthcoming year are selected by the Committee on Younger Members."
Dr. Sowby's Mead Prize is the third young professional awards in the past few years. Last year he received recognition by the American Water Works Association and the American Water Resources Association. Congratulations Dr. Sowby on your accomplishments!
ASCE announcement: https://news.asce.org/sowby-picked-for-mead-prize-for-younger-members/