Dr. Raymond Issa receives the 2023 American Society of Civil Engineers Richard R. Torrens Award.

UF Professor Honored with Prestigious ASCE Editing Award

The University of Florida’s Dr. Raymond Issa was recently honored with the 2023 American Society of Civil Engineers Richard R. Torrens Award for his volunteer editing contributions to ASCE publications.

Dr. Issa is a Professor in UF’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management and Director of the Center of Advanced Construction Information Modeling (CACIM). He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

The Torrens Award Recognizes Outstanding Editorial Contributions

The Torrens Award is granted by ASCE’s Board Committee on Publications to editors that have made significant voluntary contributions to the society’s journals and magazines. Award recipients are nominated by fellow ASCE journal editors and reviewers.

As Editor-in-Chief since 2018, Dr. Issa oversees the premier journal for construction engineering research and practice. His leadership and dedication have helped grow the quality and impact of the journal considerably.

UF Professor Advances Construction Management Research

The honor highlights Dr. Issa’s commitment to advancing construction management knowledge through his editorial work. By ensuring rigorous peer review, he has elevated the journal’s academic influence.

The award demonstrates the valuable role UF faculty play in steering global research conversations. As an editor for the top ASCE journal, Dr. Issa helps shape dialogue that informs industry best practices.

Congratulations to Dr. Issa on this prestigious editorial achievement.

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