Professional and Academic Awards

2015, ASCE CAN-AM Civil Engineering Amity Award, American Society of Civil Engineers.

2013, Bernard Michel Medal, Canadian Geophysical Union-Hydrology Section’s Committee on River Ice Processes and the Environment (CGU-HS CRIPE)
This medal honours Canada’s most eminent river ice engineers and scientists who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the advancement of river ice science and engineering.  The medal has been awarded only 4 times in total.

2015, 2013, 2011, 2005 and 1999, Gerard Medal, CGU-HS CRIPE
This award honours the best research paper presented at the previous biannual conference.

2010 Woman of the Year (co-winner), University of Alberta Academic Woman’s Association.

2009 Hynes Lecturer, Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick

2009 Killam Professor, University of Alberta

2008 Camille A. Dagenais Award, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
National award recognizing outstanding contributions by a civil engineer to the development and practice of hydrotechnical engineering in Canada.

2008 Premier’s Silver Award of Excellence, Province of Alberta
Received with colleagues at Alberta Environment for the modernization of the provincial river ice monitoring program.

2003, Elected a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

2009, 1993  Faculty of Engineering, Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Alberta

1981, Ketchum Memorial Medal, University of New Brunswick
Awarded to the top-ranked student in the Civil Engineering graduating class.