Peter Goodwin named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Thursday, February 25 2010

Peter Goodwin, founder and director of the Center for Ecohydraulics Research (CER) in Boise, has been named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. The ICE is a registered charity based in London, England, which promotes the interests of civil engineers around the globe. The group strives to maintain the highest standards of engineering excellence in its members while working with the media, helping to refine university curriculums and ensuring construction projects are of the highest quality.

According to ICE, a “Fellow is the highest and most senior grade of membership of the institution and is conferred on engineers of proven ability who have been engaged in a position of responsibility in the promotion, planning, design, construction, maintenance or management of important engineering work.”

Goodwin has demonstrated leadership roles both in the state of Idaho and around the world, including: leading global research collaborations; holding the chair of vice president of the International Association for Hydro-Environmental Engineering Research; promoting Idaho development; and being named the director of Idaho’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program.