Academy of Distinguished Alumni Announces 2013 Class

The CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni announces the 2013 class as well as posthumously honors 2 deceased distinguished CEE alumni, Julia Morgan and Ben C. Gerwick, Jr., as In Memoriam inductees.

The 2013 class:

In Memoriam inductees:

  • Julia Morgan, 1894 graduate of UC Berkeley's College of Civil Engineering, first woman architect licensed in California, and designer of more than 700 buildings in California, including Hearst Castle.
  • Ben C. Gerwick, Jr., 1941 graduate of the Department of Civil Engineering, former Professor of CEE and President of Ben C. Berwick, Inc., member of the National Academy of Engineering, and recipient of the Berkeley Citation.

Inductees, friends and family, event sponsors, CEE faculty and student leaders will gather at a banquet ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 10 at the UC Berkeley Faculty Club. The event begins with a reception at 5:30pm followed by a dinner. See event program.

The CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni (Academy) was established in 2012 to recognize the professional achievements and contributions of CEE alumni. Twenty-six charter members were inducted into the Academy on November 8, 2012.


Many corporate and individual friends of the Department came forward to support the Academy and its induction of the 2013 class. The Academy is a resounding success and it is due in large part to the steadfast support of these individuals and companies.

Blue level ($6000)

Geosyntec Consultants

Gold level ($3000)

Rudolph & Anna Bonaparte

Individual Sponsors

Carollo Engineers

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David Friedman & Paulette Meyer

Individual Sponsors

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Silver level ($1500)


Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

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CDM Smith

System Operations Services

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Devcon Construction Inc.

Treadwell & Rollo | A Langan Company


Trussell Technologies, Inc.

Granite Construction Inc.

T.Y. Lin International Group

Jacobs Associates

Wadell Engineering Corporation

Reed International

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Published 10/10/2013