Assistant professor named 2017 Civil Engineer of Year
Jason Christian, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, has been named 2017 Civil Engineer of the Year by the Georgia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Georgia ASCE honored Christian for his outstanding contributions to the engineering profession, the organization and his community during its annual awards ceremony Aug. 26 in Atlanta.
At the College of Engineering, Christian draws on more than 20 years of experience as a practicing engineer in the private sector to present realistic career expectations to undergraduates.
Christian's research focuses on unsteady and uncertain hydrologic and hydraulic systems, water resource management, floodplain delineation and analysis, and analysis of the reliability and interdependence of infrastructure systems.
An active member of ASCE at the state and local level, Christian serves the ASCE Georgia Section as a director on its board of directors and the ASCE Northeast Georgia Branch as treasurer.