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Steve Kramer inducted into the National Academy of Engineering


November 3, 2022

In early October, Professor Emeritus Steve Kramer was officially inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), after being elected to the honor in 2020.

Professor Emeritus Steve Kramer holding a certificate while standing between two NAE officials

Professor Emeritus Steve Kramer, center, at the NAE induction ceremony. On his left is Donald C. Winter, Chair of the NAE, and to his right is John L. Anderson, President of the NAE. 

The NAE welcomed the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 at a ceremony in Washington D.C. during the organization’s first in-person annual meeting in three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Being elected to the NAE is one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering and recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of engineering, from research to practice to education. Kramer was elected for “contributions to geotechnical earthquake engineering, including liquefaction, seismic stability and seismic site response.”