HDR's Zufelt Receives ASCE's 2015 Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering

Jon Zufelt, Ph.D., P.E., a senior hydraulic engineer in HDR’s Anchorage, Alaska, office, has received the American Society of Civil Engineers 2015 Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering. Zufelt received the award on July 21 during the 16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering held in Salt Lake City.

ASCE presented the award to Zufelt for his 32 years of contributions to cold regions engineering through research, publications and design on hydrology, hydraulics, ice engineering and climate change in cold regions and his participation through ASCE and numerous other organizations. Zufelt has been a member of ASCE since 1984.”  In selecting Zufelt for the award, the ASCE committee also noted his service to the field through publishing innovative technical papers.

Zufelt spent 30 years with the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory at Hanover, New Hampshire, and Fort Richardson, Alaska. He served as research hydraulic engineer, civil engineer, branch chief and technical director in charge of business development in the business areas of environmental quality and infrastructure. He also served for two years as the U.S. Army Alaska Science advisor. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage and serves as the editor of the ASCE Journal of Cold Regions Engineering.

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Zufelt (left) receives the Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering from Steven Daly, chair of the ASCE Cold Regions Engineering Division.