Civil Engineering professors recognized

UBC Civil Engineering professor Jonathan Fannin received the 2012 Geosynthetics Division Award from the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) for his contribution to the application of geosynthetics in civil, geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering in Canada and internationally. Fannin is an expert in state-of-the-art geotechnical engineering as it relates to landslide risk management, designing with geosynthetics and seepage-induced erosion in earth dams. For more information, visit

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. has awarded Civil Engineering professor Robert Millar with its award for Teaching Excellence in Engineering and Geoscience Education—the highest teaching award for engineering educators in British Columbia.

Millar is an engaging educator who strives to continually improve his courses. He is known for fostering a comfortable learning environment that stimulates interaction. For more info: