The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has named CEE Professor Jack P. Moehle Institute an honorary member at its annual spring convention in San Francisco. Moehle has been recognized for his outstanding achievements and service to the Institute, making him one of six individuals to be granted Honorary Membership, ACI’s highest honor.
Moehle is a Professor of the Graduate School, where he has taught since 1980. He is also a Fellow of ACI and has received numerous other awards, including the 2019 ACI Joe W. Kelly Award, the 2008 ACI Foundation Concrete Research Council Arthur J. Boase Award, the 2007 ACI Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research, the 2001 ACI Delmar L. Bloem Distinguished Service Award, and the 1998 ACI Alfred E. Lindau Award. His research interests lie in structural engineering, developing, disseminating, and adopting reinforced concrete and earthquake engineering. Moehle is a licensed civil engineer in California and regularly works as a consulting engineer, providing expert advice and peer review on building, transportation, and infrastructure projects.
The ACI is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials. The Honorary Membership is the highest honor the Institute can bestow upon an individual and is awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to the Institute or the concrete industry. The award is given to “a person of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest, or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute.” Since the rank was established in 1926, a total of 278 ACI members have been elected to Honorary Membership.