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Helmut Krawinkler Elected to National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

February 1, 2012


The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 66 new members and 10 foreign associates, announced NAE President Charles M. Vest today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,254 and the number of foreign associates to 206.

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature," and to the "pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education."

Helmut Krawinkler, John A. Blume Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.  For the development of performance-based earthquake engineering procedures for evaluating and rehabilitating buildings.

For the full list, please see the NAE website.