Robert Kayen

EBMUD Distinguished Speaker on Infrastructure, 2020

SFGI-U.C. Berkeley Distinguished Lecturer, 2017

Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006

Vice-Chairman, Int’l. Assoc. Engineering Geology (IAEG), Marine Engineering Commission, 2016

Ames Honor Award, NASA-Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA, 2010

Best Paper, 2007 Int’l Conf. Landslides & Climate Change, Isle of Wight, UK 2007

U.S. Department of Justice Commendation awarded by Environmental Division, 2001

Malcolm Stacey Fellowship, University of California, 1990-1993

Jane Lewis Fellowship in Mining, University of California at Berkeley, 1989-1990

USGS Sustained Service Award, 1989

American Alpine Club, elected membership, 1983 (following 1st solo ascent of El Capitan, West Buttress).