- Outstanding Advisor, Cal Poly Pomona, College of Engineering 2008
- Richard J. Stromness Award, Professors’ Driven Pile Institute, Utah State Univ, June 2009
- Registered Professional Engineer, Colorado & California
- 2012 – present Professor, Cal Poly Pomona, California
- 2006 – 2012: Associate Professor, Cal Poly Pomona, California
- 2004 – 2006: Principal Engineer, Los Angeles, California
- 1983 – 2004: Civil Engineering Officer, lots of places around the world.