Germaine awarded for esteemed career

Research Professor Jack Germaine has been recognized with an Honorary Member Award by BSCES.
Research Professor John Germaine

At the upcoming BSCES 173rd Annual Awards Dinner, Research Professor John "Jack" Germaine of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will receive a 2022 Honorary Member Award in recognition of his career as an educator, researcher, and leader in experimental methods in geotechnical analysis.

BSCES is the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers — a volunteer-run professional organization dedicated to improving the standard of practice in engineering spaces. The Honorary Member Award is the highest accolade bestowed by the Society, recognizing individuals for their service to the engineering profession.

Germaine joined the Tufts faculty in 2015. He leads the Tufts Advanced Geomaterials Laboratory, where he pioneers research in experimental methods in geotechnical analysis. In recent years, Germaine has worked on small-strain nonlinearity of normally consolidated clay and explored factors affecting the initial stiffness of cohesive soils.