Dr. Wahl won this important (ASCE) Award for his “pioneering work on coastal compound flooding and developing innovative multivariate design concepts.”
The Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize (Huber Award) is the highest-level mid-career research award in all areas of civil engineering. The award is annually given to individuals with notable achievements and contributions in research with respect to all disciplines of civil engineering. This award was first established by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) board of directors in 1946 and was given for the first time in 1949.
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