Odgaard to Receive Hilgard Hydraulic Prize

A. Jacob Odgaard, professor of civil and environmental engineering and faculty research engineer at IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering, Troy Lyons, IIHR director of engineering services, and Andrew Craig, IIHR hydraulic engineer, have been selected to receive the 2015 Karl EmilHilgard Hydraulic Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  He was chosen for the award by ASCE's Environmental and Water Resources Institute for his paper, "Baffle-Drop Structure Design Relationships," Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, September 2013.  The committee particularly noted the paper's contribution to hydraulic engineering.

They will be honored during the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress May 17-21 in Austin, TX.

Karl Emil Hilgard was a Swiss hydraulician and sponsor of the ASCE Paper Award.