Iñigo Losada awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:02

Iñigo Losada awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers

losada--644x362Iñigo Losada awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers Professor Losada, ETSI of Roads, Channels and Ports Professor and Director of Research of the Institute of Environmental Hydraulics of the University of Cantabria has been awarded with the John G. Moffat-Frank  E. Nichol Award of Ports and Coasts Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in its 2017 edition.

This distinction, granted since 1977 by the world's largest civil engineering society (more than 150,000 members in 177 countries), was established to recognize innovative ideas and concepts that have contributed to advanced design and construction in the Port and coast engineering. The award is given annually to individuals who have made a unique contribution in this field.

In the case of Professor Losada, ASCE highlights "his internationally recognized contributions to the profession, including his direct participation in the creation and leadership of a prestigious research center; The conceptualization and development of advanced numerical tools of practical application throughout the world and their contributions to the education and tutelage of the next generation of coastal and port engineers in the world. "

It is especially relevant that it is the first time, in its 40 years, that the award is granted to an engineer who carries out his professional activity outside the United States.

Iñigo Losada will receive the award at the next annual ASCE convention to be held in New Orleans in October.

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