L. Sebastian Bryson, Hardin-Drnevich-Huang Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, has been granted Diplomate, Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) certification by the Academy of Geo-Professionals. Professional certification offered through the Academy ensures that geotechnical engineers have specialized knowledge and skills in their field of practice.
Geo-Professional Board Certification was created in 2008 to recognize engineers who have an advanced degree of knowledge and expertise in the specialized field of Geotechnical Engineering. Board Certified engineer is one of the highest designations in the Geo-Profession and recognized as a respected and credible professional within the field of civil engineering. Over 350 engineers have achieved the status of Diplomate, Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE).
Bryson joined the UK College of Engineering faculty in 2006. He will be promoted to full professor and assume responsibilities as director of graduate studies for the Department of Civil Engineering in July.