Dr. John J. Myers, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named a fellow by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Myers will be officially recognized as a fellow during an institute banquet next April in Atlanta.
Myers joined the UMR faculty in 1999. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he serves as a research investigator for the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, coordinator of the architectural engineering program and technical co-director of the University Transportation Center at UMR.
Myers received his bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1987. He earned a master of science degree in structural engineering and a Ph.D. in structural engineering and construction materials from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994 and 1998, respectively.
Myers has received several professional awards, including ACI’s 2006 Walter P. Moore Jr., Faculty Achievement Award, a 2004 Eisenhower Faculty Fellowship from the National Highway Institute, a 1998 National Science Foundation Fellowship, the 2005 UMR Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2004 MSM-UMR Alumni Association Outstanding Student Advisor Award, and four UMR Faculty Excellence Awards.
In addition to ACI, he is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, the Transportation Research Board, The Masonry Society, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the American Society for Engineering Education, and a provisional member of the Council of University Transportation Centers.