Prof. Dan M. Frangopol, Lehigh’s Fazlur R. Khan Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture, has recently earned significant honors from organizations the world over.

Frangopol was recently elected as the first and only honorary member of the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMS)-China Group in Shanghai, China, where he also presented the Tonjii University Wenyuan Lecture entitled Life-Cycle Reliability, Risk and Resilience of Civil Infrastructure Systems. In Europe, he was named as an International Expert Evaluator for both the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Closer to home, he was also named an Inaugural Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineering.

Yet perhaps most notably, he and his recently-graduated student Nader Okasha ‘10PhD received the 2012 Wellington Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineering, which honors impactful research in transportation and related fields.