CEES associate professor Kianoosh Hatami, Ph.D., PEng, has been selected by his alma mater, McMaster University, for his achievements in geotechnical and earthquake engineering. The faculty of engineering are celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary by recognizing the achievements of their top 150 engineering alumni in Canada and throughout the globe.
Hatami is a world-renowned scholar in the field of geosynthetics and soil reinforcement, with four U.S. and international patents, and more than 110 peer-reviewed technical publications. His research and educational contributions have been recognized internationally and at OU through several prestigious awards including the Sir Casimir Gzowski Medal from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, the Middlebrooks Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the OU College of Engineering and Michael F. Price College of Business Alumni Teaching Awards. Hatami will be featured in the McMaster Engineering distinguished 60th anniversary gallery in 2018.