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Dr. Jafar P. Mohsen Receives Kentucky’s 2013 Civil Engineer Professional Recognition Award 

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Dr. Jafar P. Mohsen (fondly known as J.P.), Professor and Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Louisville, has received the 2013 Robert M. Gillim Professional Recognition Award presented by the Kentucky Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which recognizes Dr. Mohsen for his service to civil engineering in the Commonwealth. 
Dr. Mohsen holds a Ph.D in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and multiple undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Louisville.  He has been an active member and leader of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), where he has served as ASEE President, and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), where he served as Region 4 Governor.  Mr. Mohsen has been a great influence and served as a positive role model to his students and colleges in the engineering and education community." 

Biographical Statement*:

Education

  • · Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati
  • · Master of Engineering, Engineering Management, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville
  • · Master of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Louisville
  • · Bachelor of Science, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Louisville

Work Experience

  • · University of Louisville, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • · Professor and Chair, 2004-present
  • · Associate Professor, 1992-2004
  • · Assistant Professor, 1988-1992

ASCE Involvement

  • · ASCE Region 4 Governor, 2009-2012
  • · ASCE Finance Committee Member, 2009-2012
  • · ASCE Technical Council for Computing and Information Technology ExCOM Chair, 2009-2011
  • · ASCE PE Review Webinar Coordinator for the Civil, Environmental, and Structures, 2008-present
  • · ASCE Review Webinar Instructor for the Civil PE Sessions, 2008-present
  • · ASCE Geomatics Education Committee, 2008-present
  • · ASCE Continuing Education Committee, 2004-2008
  • · ASCE Technical Council for Computing and Information Technology, 2002-2006
  • · ASCE Educational Activities Committee, 2000-2002
  • · ASCE Fourth Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, General Chair, 1997
  • · ASCE Second Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, Technical Agenda Committee Chair, 1994-1995
  • · ASCE Faculty Advisor for the University of Louisville ASCE Student Chapter, 1989-1991

Other Volunteer Activities

  • · American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) National Activities
  • · ASEE President, 2009-2010
  • · ASEE President-Elect, 2008-2009
  • · ASEE Vice President for Member Affairs, 2006-2008
  • · ASEE Board of Directors, Professional Interest Council Chair, 2004-2006
  • · ASEE Board of Directors Member- Zone II Chair, 2002-2004
  • · ASEE Civil Engineering National Division Chair, 2001-2002
  • · ASEE Civil Engineering Division Program Chair-responsible for the national technical program, 2000-2001
  • · ASEE Civil Engineering National Division Director, responsible for membership and by-laws of the Division, 1996-1999
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section Campus Representative, responsible for coordination among Southeast campus representatives, 1997-2002
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section President, 1993-1994
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section Proceedings Editor, 1992-1997
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section General Chair for the annual conference held in Charleston, SC,1991
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section Vice-President, Instructional Unit, 1990-1991
  • · ASEE Southeastern Section Civil Engineering Division Chair, 1989-1990

Personal

  • ·George K. Wadlin Distinguished Service Award, Civil Engineering Division, American Society for Engineering Education, 2011
  • · Outstanding Zone Campus Representative Award, Zone II, American Society for Engineering Education, 2011
  • · Outstanding Campus Representative Award, Southeastern Section, American Society for Engineering Education, 2010
  • · Distinguished Teaching Professor, University-wide Teaching Award in Recognition of Teaching Excellence, University of Louisville, 2009
  • · Engineer of the Year in Education Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, Kentucky Section, 2007
  • · Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, Louisville Branch, 2007
  • · Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education, 2006
  • · Distinguished Teaching Professor, University-wide Teaching Award in Recognition of Teaching Excellence, University of Louisville, 2003
  • · ExCEED Teaching Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002
  • · Tony Tilman Service Award, ASEE SE Section, Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2002
  • · Alumni Scholar for Teaching Award Nominee, Speed Scientific School, 2001
  • · American Society for Engineering Education Campus Representative Award, 2000
  • · Distinguished Service Award, Service to the Profession, University of Louisville, 1999
  • · Alumni Scholar for Service Award 2000-2002, for extraordinary work in the field of Service, Speed Scientific School Alumni Association, 1999
  • · Engineer of the Year in Education Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, Kentucky Section, 1999
  • · Outstanding ASEE Campus Representative Award, American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section, 1995

 

*http://www.asce.org/People-and-Projects/People/Bios/Mohsen,-J-P-/ 


 
 

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