Honorary Members

First elected in 1926, an Honorary Member shall be a person of eminence in the field of the Institute's interest or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute (see Bylaws, Article III, Section 2). 

The following individuals have been so recognized. Names in italics reflect individuals who were previously elected a Fellow of the Institute. Individuals denoted with an asterisk are deceased.

2024

Ronald G. Burg
Jenn-Chuan Chern
Cecil L. Jones
Michael J. Schneider
Carol K. Shield

2023

Claude Bédard
Ramón L. Carrasquillo*
David W. Johnston
Zongjin LI
Jack P. Moehle
Sharon L. Wood

2022

Bev Garnant
Lawrence F. Kahn
William E. Rushing Jr.
Luke M. Snell
Roberto Stark

2021

Anne M. Ellis
William L. Gamble*
Kenneth D. Hansen
Venkataswamy Ramakrishnan
Sami H. Rizkalla
Gajanan Mahadeo Sabnis

2020

Dean A. Browning
Gary J. Klein
Harald S. Müller
Genaro L. Salinas
Eldon G. Tipping
James K. Wight

2019

Gregory P. Chacos
Uğur Ersoy
Michael C. Forde
Catherine E. French
Robert Douglas Hooton
Kenneth C. Hover

2018

Florian G. Barth
James Robert Harris
William G. Hime*
Frank A. Kozeliski
Surendra Keshav Manjrekar
Edward K. Rice*

2017

David Fowler
Luis Garcia
Satyendra (S. K.) Ghosh
Koji Sakai

2016

John A. Bickley*
David Darwin
Vitervo Asdrúbal O’Reilly Diaz*
W. Calvin McCall
Cloyd E. (Joseph) Warnes*

2015

Charles W. Dolan
Peter H. Emmons
David P. Gustafson*
Karl-Heinz Reineck
Thomas D. Verti

2014

James R. Cagley
Mario A. Chiorino
Antoine (Tony) E. Naaman
Enrique Pasquel
William R. Tolley*

2013

Kenneth B. Bondy
Allen Face
Per Fidjestol*
Anthony E. Fiorato
Ward R. Malisch

2012

Michael P. Collins
Bernardo Deschapelles
Neil M. Hawkins
Thomas T. C. Hsu
José M. Izquierdo-Encarnación

2011

Zdenek P. Bažant
Nicholas J. Carino
Terence C. Holland
Tony C. Liu
Shunsuke Otani
Richard D. Stehly*

2010

Daniel L. Baker
Angel Herrera
Brad D. Inman*
H. S. Lew
Surendra P. Shah

2009

Jo Coke
C. Terry Dooley
Jacob S. Grossman*
William S. Phelan*
Basile G. Rabbat

2008

Robert Epifano
James O. Jirsa
Selmo Chapira Kuperman
Harold R. Sandberg*

2007

Mario Collepardi
Bernard Erlin
Howard R. May*
Jan Moksnes
Shigeyoshi Nagataki

2006

Carl Bimel*
P. Kumar Mehta
R. Narayan Swamy
Richard N. White*

2005

Pierre-Claude Aïtcin
Samuel J. Henry*
Arthur H. Nilson*
Hajime Okamura
James S. Pierce

2004

Robert F. Mast*
Roberto Meli
Edward G. Nawy*
Ramesh N. Raikar*
James M. Shilstone, Sr*.

2003

David P. Billington*
W. Gene Corley*
Francis J. Principe*
Dean E. Stephan
Augusto Carlos Vasconcelos*

2002

Vitelmo V. Bertero*
George C. Hoff*
George F. Leyh*
Bertold E. Weinberg

2001

Hiroyuki Aoyama
Joseph Dobrowolski*
James MacGregor*
Alex Scordelis*

2000

I. Leon Glassgold*
Charles G. Salmon*
John M. Scanlon, Jr.*
Loring A. Wyllie, Jr.

1999

John M. Hanson*
Daniel P. Jenny*
Raymundo Rivera-Villarreal*

James E. Roberts*
Mete A. Sozen*

1998

Mary K. Hurd*
George Somerville
Paul Zia*

1997

W. Burr Bennett*
Richard D. Gaynor*
Robert Park
*

1996

T. E. (Gene) Northup
W. G. J. (Mick) Ryan*
Joseph H. Walker*

1995

Eugene H. Boeke, Jr.*
Teodoro E. Harmsen*

Ivar Holand*
Walter E. Kunze*
René Walther

1994

James R. Libby*
Alan H. Mattock*
Norman L. Scott*
Peter Smith*

1993

Peter D. Courtois*
Emery Farkas*
Yves Saillard

1992

John E. Breen*
Ignacio Martín*
Floyd O. Slate*

1991

Bengt F. Friberg*
Charles J. Pankow
*

1990

Carl E. Ekberg, Jr.*
Noel J. Everard*
George W. Washa
*

1989

T. Z. Chastain*
Robert G. Lee
Stewart C. Watson*
Robert E. Wilde
*

1988

Boris Bresler*
Milos Polivka*
Paul F. Rice
*
Jorg Schlaich*

1987

Bertrand Goldberg
Jean M. Muller
Thomas Paulay*

1986

Milo S. Ketchum*
V. Mohan Malhotra
Adam M. Neville*
Thomas J. Reading
*

1985

Paul Klieger*
Shu-T'ien Li*
Katharine Mather*
Alfred L. Parme*

1984

Alexander Major
John F. McLaughlin*

1983

William M. Avery*
Richard C. Mielenz*
Bruno Thurlimann
*

1982

Russell S. Fling*
Guido Oberti*

1981

Gunnar M. Idorn*

1980

Edward Cohen*
W. C. Hansen
Robert G. L'Hermite

1979

Edward A. Abdun-Nur*
Francisco de Assis Basilio
John A. Blume*
Felix Candela*
Ben C. Gerwick*

1978

William A. Cordon*
T. Y. Lin*
Robert E. Philleo*
R. E. Rowe
A. A. Yee
*

1977

Julio Ferry-Borges*
Michael A. Lombard*
Walter J. McCoy*
George Winter*
Hubert Woods

1976

Paul W. Abeles*
Samuel Burks*
Eivind Hognestad*
W. Gordon Plewes*
Emilio Rosenblueth*
John P. Thompson
*

1975

Miles N. Clair
William F.H. Schmidt
Joseph J. Shideler*
Branko Zezelj*

1974

Graydon E. Burnett
Samuel Hobbs*
Masatane Kokubu
Telemaco van Langendonck

1973

Anton Tedesko*
Clyde E. Kesler*

1971

A. Allan Bates
Philip H. Gooding
Ben Moreell*
Georg Wastlund*

1970

Roger H. Corbetta*
Carl A. Menzel*
Walter H. Price

1969

Roy W. Carlson*
Bryant Mather*
Pier Luigi Nervi*
Raymond C. Reese*
Chester P. Siess*

1968

Phil M. Ferguson*
Hubert Rusch*

1967

Frederick M. Lea*
Nathan M. Newmark*
Lewis H. Tuthill*

1966

P. H. Bates*
William Glanville*
Joe W. Kelly*

1965

Franco Levi*
Douglas McHenry*

1964

Ulrich Finsterwalder*
Kiyoshi Muto*
Bryam W. Steele*

1963

S.C. Hollister*
Maxwell M. Upson*

1962

T. Goldbeck*
Inge Lyse*

1961

Treval C. Powers*

1960

Charles H. Scholer*
William Lerch*

1959

Hardy Cross*
Herbert J. Gilkey*
Eduardo Torroja*

1958

Eugene Freyssinet*
Douglas E. Parsons*
Stanton Walker*

1957

Arthur R. Lord*

1956

Morton O. Withey*

1955

Frank H. Jackson*
Thomas E. Stanton*

1954

Raymond E. Davis*

1953

Roderick B. Young*

1951

Harrison F. Gonnerman*
Frank E. Richart*

1943

John J. Earley*
Franklin R. McMillan*

1940

Benjamin F. Affleck*

1935

Alfred E. Lindau*

1932

Edward D. Boyer*
Fritz Emperger*
William K. Hatt*
Robert W. Lesley*
Arthur N. Talbot*
Sanford E. Thompson*
Frederick E. Turneaure*
Henry C. Turner*
Leonard C. Wason*

1927

Adolph Buhler*

1926

Richard L. Humphrey*

Honorary Member Nomination Form

Decisions are made in the summer and presented to the ACI Board of Direction in the fall for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the ACI Concrete Convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2025, to be considered for awards in 2026.

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