Fellows

The ARMA Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the area of rock mechanics. The program started in 2008, with the inaugural class listed below. Since then new Fellows have been nominated by colleagues and inducted in recognition of their achievements in rock mechanics.

Biographies of ARMA Fellows

2021 Class

Mark Diederichs

Professor, Geological Engineering
Queens University

2020 Class

Joseph F. Labuz

Professor and Department Head
Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
University of Minnesota

2019 Class

Bill Dershowitz

Principal
GeoFractal LLC

2018 Class

Steven D. Glaser

Emeritus Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

2017 Class

William F. Bawden

Professor Emeritus
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto

John Rudnicki

Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University

2016 Class

Antonio Bobet

Professor
Civil Engineering
Purdue University

2015 Class

Emmanuel Detournay

Theodore W. Bennett Chair
University of Minnesota

Maurice B. Dusseault

Professor
University of Waterloo

William G. Pariseau

Malcolm McKinnon Chair, Emeritus
University of Utah

2014 Class

Kate H. Baker

British Petroleum (ret) and ExxonMobil (ret)

2013 Class

Edward J. Cording

Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

John D. McLennan

USTAR Associate Professor
University of Utah

Laura Pyrak-Nolte

Professor
Purdue University

2011 Class

Michael Hardy

President
Agapito Associates, Inc.

Mark D. Zoback

Benjamin M. Page Professor of Earth Science
Stanford University

2009 Class

Ahmed Abou-Sayed

President
Advantek International

Derek Elsworth

Professor
Pennsylvania State University

Wolfgang Wawersik

Sandia National Laboratories (ret)

2008 Class

Bernard Amadei

Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Colorado - Boulder

Charles H. Dowding

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Northwestern University

Herbert H. Einstein

Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Charles Fairhurst

Professor Emeritus
University of Minnesota

Sidney J. Green

Research Professor
University of Utah
& Enhanced Production, Inc.

Richard Goodman

Cahill Professor of Geotechnical Engineering Emeritus
University of California - Berkeley

Bezalel C. Haimson

Emeritus Professor of Geological Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Priscilla P. Nelson

Professor
Colorado School of Mines

Jean-Claude Roegiers

Professor Emeritus
University of Oklahoma - Norman

In Memoriam

Don Banks

Francois E. Heuze

John Hudson