Anil K. Chopra

  • The Nigel Priestley Prize (formerly the Rose School Prize), 2018, Pavia, Italy, to honor individuals for creativity, innovation, research, and professional achievements and excellence in education in the field of earthquake engineering and engineering seismology.
  • Elected to the Academy of Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumni, University of California, Berkeley, 2017
  • Newmark Distinguished Lecture, 2017, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Honorary Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2017
  • Berkeley Citation, University of California, Berkeley, 2016, “for distinguished achievement and for notable service to the University.”
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  • National Award for Significant Contributions in Science and Technology; SENACYT: La Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Technologia & Innovacion, Panama, 2012.
  • Kwang-Hua Visiting Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, June 2011.
  • Listed in "20 people who have made the biggest difference in dam engineering over the past 10 years," International Power & Dam Construction magazine, 2011
  • Elected Honorary Member, Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, 2010
  • Honorary Professor, Harbin, Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 2009
  • Listed in "60 most influential people in the hydropower and dams industry…over the past 60 years," International Power & Dam Construction magazine, 2009
  • Doctor Honnoris Causa, Technical University of Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 2007
  • Elected Fellow, Structural Engineers Association of California, 2004
  • Elected Honorary Member International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2004
  • Miller Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2004
  • George W. Housner Medal, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2002
  • National Award for Significant Contribution in Science and Technology, Government of Venezuela, 2002
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California at Berkeley, 1999
  • Ernest E. Howard Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998
  • Nathan M. Newmark Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993
  • Horace, Dorothy and Katherine Johnson Chair in Engineering, University of California of Berkeley, 1992
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1991
  • Miller Research Professor, University of California at Berkeley, Fall, 1990
  • Raymond C. Reese Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1989
  • AT&T Foundation Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 1987
  • Honor Award, Association of Indians in America, 1985
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 1984
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, awarded at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Engineering Education, 1980
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1979
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1975
  • Certificate of merit awarded to the paper, "Analysis of Earthquake Performance of Koyna Dam," by the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, 1974
  • Banaras Hindu University Gold Medal for standing first in order of merit at the B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) examination, 1960