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3 Receive American Society of Civil Engineers' Honor

The Forensic Engineering Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers selects a paper published in ASCE Journals during the previous calendar year for its Outstanding Paper Award.  The 2019 paper award goes to “Lessons Learned from Two Elementary School Collapses during the May 20, 2013 Moore Tornado,” by Chris Ramseyer, Ph.D., Lisa Holliday, Ph.D. and Samuel T. Sherry.  The paper was published online Nov. 20, 2018, and was included in the Volume 33, Issue 1 (February 2019) issue.   Learn more .    Ramseyer served as  a professor in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma. During his tenure, he r eceived many awards including the OU Vice President for Research Award for Improving Quality of Life and Communities, the CEES George W. Tauxe Outstanding Professor Award and the OU College of Engineering Alumni Teaching Award. Holliday, an OU alumna, gained tenure in the Division of Construction Science in the College of Architecture at O