National Academy of Engineering

Elected 1984

American Society of Civil Engineers

Norman Medal, 2013, 2001, 1991, 1979

Ernest E. Howard Award, 1998

Nathan M. Newmark Medal, 1993

Raymond C. Reese Research Prize, 1989

Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, 1975

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Oral History, in progress, to be published 2019

Honorary Member, 2017

George W. Housner Medal, 2002

International Association for Earthquake Engineering

Honorary Member, 2004

International Power and Dam Construction

Listed in 20 people who have made the biggest difference in dam engineering over the past 10 years, 2011

Listed in 60 most influential people in the hydropower and dams industry…over the past 60 years, 2009

Foreign Governments/Universities

Rose School Prize, Pavia, Italy, 2018

National Award for Significant Contributions in Science & Technology, SENACYT, La Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Technologia & Innovacion, Panama, 2012

Kwang-Hua Visiting Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, June 2011

Honorary Professor, Harbin, Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 2009

Doctor Honnoris Causa, Technical University of Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 2007

National Award for Significant Contribution in Science and Technology, Government of Venezuela, 2002

Structural Engineers Association of California

Honorary Member, 2010

Fellow, 2004

University of California, Berkeley

Academy of Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumni, 2017

Berkeley Citation, “for distinguished achievement and for notable service to the University,” 2016

Distinguished Teaching Award, 1999

Horace, Dorothy and Katherine Johnson Chair in Engineering, 1992–2016