CEE Professor Awarded Coveted National Title

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Dr. Skibniewski and President of the Republic of Poland, Lech Kaczyński at the award ceremony.

Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, A. James Clark Chair Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park, received the coveted national title of "Professor of Engineering Sciences" awarded personally by the President of the Republic of Poland, Lech Kaczyński.

Based on elaborate scrutiny and subsequent recommendation by a standing commission of the Polish government, this honorific title is conferred annually upon approximately 20 leading researchers from Polish and international research institutions in various fields of engineering. The award was made on November 30, 2006 at a special ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw.

Published December 4, 2006