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AAWRE Founding President Dr. Jeffrey Bradley is Recipient of Service to the Academy Award
AAWRE proudly announce Dr. Jeffrey B. Bradley, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE as the recipient of the AAWRE 2020 Service to the Academy Award, for his significant leadership and vital contributions in furthering the mission and goals of the Academy. Specifically, Dr. Bradley is recognized for his service and leadership as AAWRE's founding President from 2004-2007, his vital contributions to help launch the AAWRE, for championing the D.WRE Board Certification and post-license board certification in the civil engineering profession.
The Service to the Academy Award was instituted by AAWRE in October 2014 to recognize a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer or an individual that exemplifies leadership and service to the AAWRE. This award is given annually to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding and extensive service or contributions to the Academy. Dr. Bradley is the 6th recipient of the award.
Dr. Jeffrey B. Bradley is a nationally renowned expert with more than four decades of experience in hydraulics, hydrology and sedimentation. He is a registered professional engineer in California, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. He is internationally recognized for his work on mud and debris flows and their effects on alluvial fan flooding. He has served on over a dozen External Review and Expert Panels for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and others.
Dr. Bradley has written more than 75 professional papers and reports in the fields of water resources, hydraulics, hydrology, and sedimentation engineering and the editor of the books: The Physics of Sediment Transport by Wind and Water: A Collection of Hallmark Papers by R.A. Bagnold and Gravel Bed Rivers and the Environment. He authored a sedimentation manual for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and wrote an appendix for the updated ASCE Sedimentation Manual, No. 110.
He is past Chair of the Executive Committee for the ASCE Water Resources Engineering Division, which later evolved into the ASCE's Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) and served as a member of ASCE task committees on the Effects of High Concentrations on Flow and Sediment Transport, Sedimentation and Stream Habitat Evaluation, and Bridge Scour. He has been a control member of the ASCE Task Committee to revise Manual 54 – Sedimentation Manual, and is past chair of the ASCE Sedimentation Committee. He is currently a member and past chair of the Federal Interagency Sub-Committee on Sedimentation.
As a Fellow of ASCE, Jeff is involved in ASCE activities at both national and local levels, has served on national Engineering Management Division committees, ASCE Presidential Committees, and has held committee chairs in Colorado and Oregon, as well as having been Director and Treasurer of the Oregon Section. Dr. Bradley served as AAWRE's founding President from 2004-2007 and served on the AAWRE Admissions Committee from 2006-2010. He also served as EWRI's President-Elect from 2000-2002, serving as President from 2002-2003.
Dr. Bradley is a recipient of the ASCE Arid Lands and Hydraulic Engineering Award; the EWRI Service to the Profession Award; the USCID Service to the Profession Award; the Oregon Section of ASCE Engineer of the Year Award; and was selected for the Oregon State University Academy of Distinguished Engineering and other awards.
Dr. Bradley remarked:
"It is my great pleasure to accept this Service to the Academy Award. It was my privilege to serve as the first AAWRE President for three years. I might note all following Presidents served for one year which may be a statement as to my sanity! The Academy serves a great purpose in providing advance certification and in recognizing superior achievement in the water resources engineering profession. I encourage all qualified applicants to apply for certification now and also encourage all Diplomates to champion the Academy’s mission! It is an honor to be designated as AAWRE Diplomate #00001.”