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Prof. Banks receives ASCE Award

Dr. Kathy Banks
Dr. Kathy Banks has been awarded the 2011 ASCE Margaret Petersen Outstanding Woman of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to a female member of ASCE who has demonstrated exemplary service to the water resources and environmental community.

Prof. Kathy Banks received the first Margaret S. Petersen Outstanding Woman of the Year Award. Newly established by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Margaret S. Petersen Outstanding Woman of the Year Award is sponsored by EWRI’s Educational Council and Innovative Technology Committee. It honors the life-long professional accomplishments of Margaret S. Petersen, P.E., F.ASCE, Hon.D.WRE, a female pioneer in hydraulics and water resources engineering. The award is presented annually to a female member of ASCE and/or EWRI who has demonstrated exemplary service to the water resources and environmental community.