Engineering professor and associate dean Mark Kennedy has received the 2014-2015 Oregon Engineer of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Kennedy was nominated and approved by unanimous vote from the ASCE board. According to ASCE Oregon president Jason Magalen, those awarded best exemplified dedication to profession, public service and continuing education.
During his 19-year tenure at the University, Kennedy has created many opportunities for Shiley School of Engineering students to work and study abroad. He has worked with students on major research projects both in the Shiley Hall labs and in the field, traveling internationally with students to help provide people access to clean water.
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