Committee and Committee Member Awards and Recognition

ASCE Wallace Hayward Baker Award

The Wallace Hayward Baker Award was established in the year 2000 by the Geo-Institute in recognition of the creative and innovative contributions of Wallace Hayward Baker in the field of ground modification. The award is given in recognition of ingenious innovation in the field of ground modification, particularly the resourceful development of a new technology and or the creative application of existing technology to achieve field performance not previously demonstrated. More information on the ASCE Wallace Hayward Baker Award can be found here.


2000: Alvaro Lopez-Ruis, Ph.D.
2001: Francis B. Gularte
2003: Raymond J. Krizek, Ph.D., P.E.
2004: Donald A. Bruce, Ph.D.
2005: Joseph P. Welsh, P.E.
2006: Nathaniel S. Fox, Ph.D., P.E.
2007: Reuben H. Karol, Ph.D.
2008: George A. Munfakh, Ph.D., P.E
2011: George K. Burke, P.E.
2013: James Collin, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE
2014: Rick Deschamps, Ph.D., P.E.
2015: Paul Schmall, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE
2016: George Filz, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE
2017: James D. Hussin, P.E., M.ASCE