Sreenivas Alampalli Receives Journal of Bridge Structures’ Book Award
Posted on September 3rd, 2013
The inaugural Journal of Bridge Structures’ Book Award has been presented to Dr. Mohammed Ettouney and Dr. Sreenivas Alampalli for their two-volume book “Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering, Volume I: Theory and Components, and Volume II: Applications and Management,” published by CRC Press.
Dr. Ettouney PE is a principal at Weidlinger Associates, New York City, and bring over 40 years of experience in structural engineering and hazard-related disciplines to this publication. Dr. Alampalli PE is the Director of the Structures Evaluation Services Bureau for the New York State Department of Transportation. Both have an extensive record of publications in technical journals and books. ISHMII congratulates both authors on receiving this distinguished award.
Dr. Alampalli, a member of the ISHMII Council, chairs the National Academies Expert Task Group on “Bridge Evaluation and Monitoring” to support FHWA’s Long-Term Bridge Performance Program. He is currently the editor of The Monitor for ISHMII and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Bridge Structures and Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering.
“Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering” describes the authors’ philosophies and experiences in dealing with infrastructure assets and has potential to enhance understanding of both researchers and practitioners in the area of structural health with emphasis on decision-making in infrastructure maintenance and renewal.
According to the Journal honoring this two-volume set, Dr. Ettouney and Dr. Alampalli “present strong and comprehensive methodologies for enhancing bridge and other civil infrastructure with emphasis on risk monitoring, life cycle analysis, and decision-making. The book set is pointing the way to a cost-efficient and high performance civil infrastructure future.” Please click on the following link for the full review of the book and announcement of the Award.