Richard L. Tucker

Title: Professor Emeritus

Company: The University of Texas at Austin

Location: Austin, TX United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, ECC (2014)
  • Recipient, Ted C. Kennedy Award, National Academy of Construction (2013)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (2012)
  • Eponym, Tucker-Hudson-Kumar Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin (2008)
  • Honoree, Elected to The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science in Texas (2004)
  • Eponym, Richard L. Tucker Leadership Award, Construction Industry Institute (2004)
  • Honoree, Academy of Distinguished Graduates, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (2003)
  • Honoree, Engineer of the Year, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (2001)
  • Engineer of the Year, Travis Chapter, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (2000)
  • Eponym, Richard L. & Shirley S. Tucker Endowed Scholarship in Construction Engineering and Project Management, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1998)
  • Recipient, Formal Resolution of Appreciation for Contributions, Construction Division, American Society of Civil Engineers (1997)
  • Recipient, Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence, Construction Industry Institute (1997); Honoree, Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (1996)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Graduate, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1994)
  • Recipient, Construction Engineering Educator Award, Professional Engineers in Construction, National Society of Professional Engineers (1993)
  • Establishment of the Tucker-Hasegawa Award, I.A.A.R.C. (1992)
  • Recipient, Ronald Reagan Award for Individual Initiative, Construction Industry Institute (1991)
  • Recipient, Joe J. King Professional Engineering Achievement Award, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1990)
  • Honoree, Michael Scott Endowed Research Fellow, Institute for Constructive Capitalism (1990)
  • Recipient, Award of Honor, Texas Section, American Society of Civil Engineers (1990)
  • Recipient, Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers (1987)
  • Recipient, R.L. Peurifoy Award for Construction Research, American Society of Civil Engineers (1986)
  • Nominee, Man-of-the-Year Award, Engineering News Record (1985)
  • Recipient, Citation for launching the Construction Industry Institute, Engineering News Record (1984)
  • Recipient, Faculty Excellence Award, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1981, 1984)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Advisor, Student Engineering Council, The University of Texas at Austin (1977, 1980-1981)
  • Nominee, Huber Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (1979-1980)
  • Honoree, Faculty Fellow, Kinsolving Dormitory (1978-1980)
  • Recipient, Student Engineering Council Teaching Award, The University of Texas at Austin (1977, 1980)
  • Nominee, State-of-the-Art Paper, American Society of Civil Engineers (1979)
  • Recipient, Erwin S. Perry Award, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1978)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Young Man, City of Arlington, Texas (1967)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Young Engineer, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (1965)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest (1995, 2000-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education (1993, 1995, 2003, 2005, 2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (1988, 1990, 1992-2001, 2004-2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Finance and Business (2005)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (1993, 1996-1997, 1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America: Student Version (1989, 1992)

Designations:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas

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