An ASCE Distinguished Member is a person who has attained acknowledged eminence in some branch of engineering or in its related arts and sciences. This is the highest honor given to members. There are now 577 individuals who have been elected to this distinguished grade of membership since 1853. Of the 192 living Distinguished Members, only three are from Washington.

In May 2008, Jon Magnusson was elected to be a Distinguished Member of ASCE. Jon Magnusson is the Chairman/CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, a 140-person structural and civil engineering firm in Seattle that has completed work in 45 states and 36 countries. Jon received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Washington and then his master’s in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He was named CEO in 1988 and Chairman of the Board in 1998.

Jon has been the principal structural engineer for over $1.5 billion worth of construction during the period 2003-8. He has been responsible for the structure of many Seattle landmarks including the Experience Music Project, KeyArena, Benaroya Hall, Safeco Field, Seahawks Stadium, and the Seattle Central Library.



Awards

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Distinguished Members

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Region Awards
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Engineer Nomination Form (PDF)
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Society Awards

Events

ASCE November Dinner Meeting: The Olmsted Lock & Dam Register
November 14, 5:30pm - 8:00pm | Mirabella, Seattle

ASCE North Branch November Meeting
November 14, 5:45pm - 8:00pm | Buffalo Wild Wings, Bellingham

ASCE WRE November Lunch Presentation: Continuing Evaluation of HDPE Pipe for Marine Outfalls
November 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Brown and Caldwell, Seattle

ASCE YMF - Student CEE Office Tour RSVP
November 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Swenson Say Faget, Seattle

ASCE Geotechnical Committee Dinner Meeting Register
November 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Best Western Executive Inn, Seattle

ASCE YMF Eastside Networking Event
November 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Earl's Kitchen and Inn, Bellevue

ASCE YMF Westside Networking Event
November 29, 3:0pm | Alder Auditorium, University of Washington

UW CEE Lecture: A Revolution fo Change in the Electric Industry Read More
November 29, 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Intellectual House, University of Washington

ASCE UW Chapter Fall Social
November 29, 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Intellectual House, University of Washington

ASCE Legislative Committee - Volunteers Needed


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