Member, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, Association for Preservation Technology, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering.
Chair, Technical Subcommittee 15 (“Rehabilitation and Repair”) of the CHBDC, 2003–2013.
Chair, Calibration Task Force of the CHBDC, 2013-present.
Member, Technical Committee of the CHBDC, 2003–present.
Member, Technical Subcommittee 13 (“Bridge Evaluation and Rehabilitation”) of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code, 1992-2000 and 2003-present.
Member, Calibration Task Force of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code, 1996-2000 and 2003-2005.
Member, Canadian Standards Association Committee on Reinforced Concrete Design, responsible for the A23.3 Standard “Design of Concrete Structures”, 2002–2014 and 2015-present (Associate Member, 1999-2002).
Member, Canadian Standards Association Task Force to revise CSA-S408-81 “Guidelines for the Development of Limit States Design”, 2006-present.
Member, American Concrete Institute Committee 318-C “Structural Concrete Building Code – Safety, Serviceability and Analysis” (2014-present, Secretary 2008-2011, Member 2005-2008, Corresponding Member 2003-2005).
Member, American Concrete Institute Technical Committee 342 “Evaluation of Concrete Bridges and Bridge Elements”, (Chair 1997-2002, Founding Secretary 1994-97) 2002-2010.
Member, American Concrete Institute Committee 214 “Evaluation of Results of Tests Used to Determine the Strength of Concrete”, 2000 - present, and Member of Core Strength Task Force, 1994-present.
Member, American Concrete Institute Committee 562 "Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings", 2006-present.
Member, CSCE Honours and Awards Committee, 2007-present.
UWO University Student Council Teaching Honour Roll, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2011-12.
American Concrete Institute Walter P. Moore Jr. Faculty Achievement Award (1st recipient), 2002.
UWO Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999-2000.
Engineering Science Prize for Outstanding Teaching, 1999.
Alfred P. Sloan New Faculty Fellow for Frontiers in Education Conference, 1997.
Fellow of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering, elected 2011.
National Nuclear Security Administration (Nevada) Defense Programs Award of Excellence for "extraordinary effort in the successful conduct of non-destructive testing of the Device Assembly Facility concrete" (co-recipient with 14 other team members), 2008.
Canadian Institute for Steel Construction Engineering Award of Merit for structural concept, design and implementation of Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes (co-recipients: Hastings & Aziz Ltd., Mycon Construction, ACL Steel Ltd.), 2007.
Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, elected 2006.
Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, elected 2002.
Faculty of Engineering Award of Recognition (1st recipient), 2001.
Isaac Walter Killam Memorial Scholarship, 1993-94.
Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize, 1992.
Ralph Steinhauer Award of Distinction (Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund), 1992-93 and 1991-92.
Donald Jamieson Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 1991 and 1990.
ENCON/Canadian Council of Professional Engineers Endowment for Engineers; 1991-92 and 1989-90.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships, 1990-91 and 1989-90.