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Professor Kincho Law named ASME Fellow

August 14, 2017

Dr. Kincho H. Law in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering has been elected as an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fellow. This prestigious title has been awarded to approximately 3% of the members of ASME.

Dr. Law has outstanding accomplishments in three distinct fields. First, he is a world-renowned expert and pioneer in engineering and legal informatics. Second, he has made significant contributions to software interoperability and service integration. Third, he has carried out seminal research in the field of machine learning and smart manufacturing. He has received numerous best paper awards from professional societies including American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Digital Government Society. Additionally, in 2017 he was elected Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Fellows must have 10 or more years of continuous corporate membership in ASME, have been responsible for significant engineering achievements and have 10 or more years of active practice.

Founded in 1880 by a small group of industrialists and comprising more than 140,000 members in 151 countries, ASME is a nonprofit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines for the purpose of helping the global engineering community to advance solutions that improve the quality of life.; more information can be foundĀ here.