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Chadi El Mohtar - 2014 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award

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Nov. 21, 2013

Chadi El Mohtar was selected by the ASCE Geo-Institute Board of Governors to receive the 2014 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award. 

The Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award is presented in recognition of outstanding accomplishments as evidenced by completed works, reports or papers in the field of geotechnical engineering. The award was established to provide professional development opportunities for outstanding young practitioners, researchers and teachers of geotechnical engineering.

Arthur Casagrande was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy.

The award citation specifically highlights El Mohtar’s contributions in “pore fluid engineering and the flow of viscous suspensions through porous media in ground improvement applications.”