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The Department holds several Distinguished Lectures annually

John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture Series
The John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture is given once a year by a structural engineer whose career best exemplifies Dr. Blume’s outstanding achievements.

Shah Family Fund Distinguished Lecture Series
The Shah Family Fund was established in 1995 to provide annual fellowships for students in civil engineering; an annual prize for an outstanding staff member in the School of Engineering; and an annual distinguished lecture on catastrophic risk management and related subjects.

Shimizu Distinguished Lecture Series
The Shimizu Corporation endowment, established in 1989, enables the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department to welcome visitors who make distinctive contributions to civil or environmental engineering, and helps us promote international collaboration between academia and industry.