Dennis D. Lane, Ph.D., F.ASCE, the N.T. Veatch Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas, has been elevated to the status of Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Lane has dedicated his professional career to the education of students through teaching, research, and public service in the fields of both civil engineering and environmental engineering and science. He is recognized for his excellence in teaching and his innovation in education reform. He has over 130 refereed publications to his name on topics ranging from ambient air monitoring to air quality, from air pollution control and modeling to aerosol science.
He joined ASCE 38 years ago and is a member of the Kansas Section. He is also a member of EWRI. He currently serves as a manuscript technical reviewer and author for ASCE’s Journal of Environmental Engineering.
Lane has received recognition for his research from government and industrial entities alike. He is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer by Eminence of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.
He earned all three of his college degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, his undergraduate degree being in general engineering and his two graduate degrees, M.S. and Ph.D., being in civil and environmental engineering.