Jim Anspach, PG, Dist.M.ASCE, global senior principal – utility engineering and survey at Cardno, was named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at its annual convention held in Denver.
The Distinguished Member recognition is the organization’s highest honor, reserved for ASCE Members or Fellows who have attained eminence in some branch of engineering or related arts and sciences. In ASCE’s 166-year history, only 697 engineers have achieved the honor. 229 Distinguished Members are part of the organization’s current membership.
Considered a global leader within the field of subsurface utility engineering (SUE), Anspach is a global senior principal at Cardno with more than 40 years of experience working as an educator, consultant, researcher, and expert witness. He serves as ASCE’s spokesman on utility engineering issues, and has been considered a leader in the utility damage prevention industry for 35 years. Anspach also helped develop the Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) to help further the practice of utility risk management within civil engineering.
The ASCE developed a tribute video to Anspach. The video celebrates Anspach’s accomplishments over his career and his contributions to several practices within civil engineering.
“This is a significant and well-deserved recognition of Jim’s career and his impressive contributions to ASCE and the profession,” said Brett Phillips, PhD, Cardno global senior principal – hydrology . “I was pleased to help represent Cardno’s global team at the meeting where this honor was announced to the entire ASCE community. We are very proud to have Jim and his expertise contributing to projects of significance around the world.”
SOURCE – Cardno