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ASCE Pittsburgh Section names Anthony Iannacchione as Professor of the Year

PITTSBURGH  (January 25, 2013) ... The  Pittsburgh Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)  announced that  Anthony T. Iannacchione, PhD  has been selected as Professor of the Year. Dr. Iannacchione will be recognized along with several other recipients at the Section's E-Week Annual Awards Banquet at the Engineer's Society of Western Pennsylvania on Saturday, February 23.

Dr. Iannacchione is associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the mining engineering program at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering. He earned his BS in Geology from California State College, and his MS in Earth and Planetary Science and MS and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders, building a better quality of life. The Pittsburgh Section of ASCE has nearly 1600 members and represents engineering and construction interests for communities throughout western Pennsylvania.


Contact: Paul Kovach