HDR’s Bell Elected ASCE Fellow
Graham E.C. Bell, Ph.D., P.E., HDR’s lead for condition assessment and rehabilitation and senior vice president, has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Bell is an internationally recognized leader in infrastructure condition assessment and rehabilitation. He was made an ASCE fellow in recognition of his contributions to the industry, including authoring numerous technical papers, and establishing best practices and other processes through projects, technology and research that have become industry standards. This prestigious honor is held by less than 3 percent of ASCE members.
A registered professional engineer in eight states, Bell is also certified by NACE International (formerly National Association of Corrosion Engineers) as both a corrosion and cathodic protection specialist. He is a member and a fellow of NACE International and in 2015 was presented with the organization’s Distinguished Service Award for his local, national and international service. He has also been a member of the American Water Works Association since 1994.
Bell holds both bachelor of science and master of science degrees in engineering, and a doctor of philosophy in nuclear engineering, all from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has authored and coauthored more than 80 technical papers and given more than 150 technical conference presentations.
Bell joined HDR through the 2011 acquisition of his former company, Schiff Associates where he was president and principal for 18 years. He is based in HDR’s Claremont, California office.
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