River Restoration Innovator Named ASCE Fellow

March 29, 2016


Ram K. Mohan, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a senior partner at Anchor QEA and an internationally recognized expert in coastal and marine engineering, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Mohan’s contributions, through authorship of over 250 publications, have led to some significant advancements in the industry, including development of the in-lieu river restoration concept, wetland restoration and living shoreline designs, sea level rise and coastal adaptation planning, and cost-effective and environmentally protective aquatic remediation approaches.

A member of ASCE since 1988, he has served on numerous committees, among them the National Research Council’s Ocean Studies Board. Mohan’s professional experience includes planning and design studies, technical reviews and evaluations, and project management for a variety of clients in the areas of coastal and water resources engineering, environmental planning, and port development.

In 2005, the Western Dredging Association named him its Dredger of the Year, and since 2013, by appointment, he has been chairman of the World Organization of Dredging Associations.

Mohan also is chief editor of the Journal of Marine Environmental Engineering. He has lectured at Texas A&M University’s Center for Dredging Studies since 1995, and has taught civil engineering courses at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.

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