Sigrid Adriaenssens, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Princeton University, has been named a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
The SEI Fellow grade distinguishes members of ASCE as leaders and mentors in the profession. Candidates are nominated by an organizational entity of SEI, and must have worked for at least 10 years in the industry, business, construction, academia, or some other engineering society activity.
Adriaenssens joined Princeton in 2009. She is being recognized for “For her seminal contributions to the understanding of the mechanics of large-scale shells and membranes through the development of methods for form-finding, analysis, and optimization, and for her leadership in bridging art and engineering to bring innovative solutions to the 21st-century challenges of the built environment.”