Dr. Thomas H. Wakeman III Receives Distinguished Honor from ACOPNE

   Story by Schaefer School of Engineering & Science

March 8, 2010

Dr. Thomas H. Wakeman III, Deputy Director of the Center for Maritime Systems at Stevens Institute of Technology, has recently been nominated and approved by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE) to receive the Distinguished Diplomate, Ports Engineering & Distinguished Diplomate, Navigation Engineering credential. ACOPNE is an affiliate of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

This award is based upon a detailed review of Dr. Wakemans’ extensive professional experience and significant contributions. It is truly the culmination of an entire career as a leading engineering in his field.

Diplomate status is a voluntary credential that recognizes an advanced expertise in the practice of Coastal, Ocean, Ports & Navigation Engineering. It also identifies extensive expertise, strong commitment to ethical conduct, demonstrated life-long learning and continuing professional development.

The inaugural group of Diplomates for the Academy will be recognized at a very special induction ceremony to be held at the ASCE Ports 2010 Conference in Jacksonville April 25th.

To learn more about Dr. Wakeman, please visit the Center for Maritime Systems.


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