Aftab Mufti Medal Inaugurated: Urs Meier and Jan-Ming Ko Honored
Posted on January 3rd, 2012
Dr. Aftab Mufti, first president of ISHMII, was honored at SHMII-5 as ISHMII inaugurated the Aftab Mufti Medal for high achievement and innovation in civil structural health monitoring. Dr. Mufti is held in high esteem for his lifetime of influential engineering accomplishments and dedication to the development of structural health monitoring as a recognized field within civil engineering.
His international leadership and vision has shaped the field globally. With colleagues in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Dr. Mufti co-founded ISHMII and became its first president. The initial recipients of the Aftab Mufti Medal are ISHMII co-founders Dr. Urs Meier, past-Deputy Director General of EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, and Dr. Jan-Ming Ko, an Emeritus Professor of Structural Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.