Reginald DesRoches has been selected as a 2020 inductee to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The election citation indicated that his selection was for “research and design of resilient infrastructure systems to mitigate damage from natural disasters and other extreme conditions.” Rice University now has a total of 10 current members, as well as three emeritus members, in the NAE.
It was announced on Friday, December 13 that Reginald DesRoches will be the next Provost of Rice University. He will transition from his current role as Dean of Engineering on July 1, 2020.
Various news releases have been issued celebrating the historical event.
A paper by Reginald DesRoches and former PhD student Laura Redmond, now faculty at Clemson University, was awarded the Outstanding Paper Award by the Masonry Society. The paper entitled Shear and Tensile Strength Equations for Analysis of Grouted Masonry was published in Vol. 34, No. 1 of TMS Journal. Only a small fraction of papers submitted to TMS Journal earn this recognition.
The award was presented on Tuesday, June 18 at the 13th North American Masonry Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Reginald DesRoches, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Rice University, gave the annual Kerr Lecture at the University of Delaware on Monday, April 15, 2019.
Reginald DesRoches, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering, and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and of mechanical engineering at Rice University, will deliver this year’s John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture at Stanford University.