Three civil engineering alumni of the University of Missouri-Rolla were inducted into the UMR Academy of Civil Engineers during the academy’s induction ceremony held April 22 in the Kummer Atrium of the Butler-Carlton Building on the UMR campus.
The academy honors civil engineers for their contributions to the profession, leadership and involvement with UMR. The academy also serves as an advisory group to the UMR civil engineering department.
New members are:
— Rodney Breuer of Little Rock, Ark., vice president of Engineering, Compliance & Construction. Breuer received bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from UMR in 1979 and 1980, respectively.
— Dr. Charles Shackelford of Fort Collins, Colo., professor of geoenvironmental and geotechnical engineering and director of the Rocky Mountain Regional Hazardous Substance Research Center at Colorado State University. Schackelford received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from UMR in 1980. He earned master of science and doctoral degrees in civil engineering from the University of Texas.
— Chris Yarnell of Jefferson City, Mo., director of public works in Cole County, Mo. Yarnell received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from UMR in 1984.