Nebraska Engineering Fall, 2005
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Nowak Receives Top Engineering Award

Winner CupCivil engineering professor Andrzej S. Nowak has received the most prestigious award given by the Warsaw University of Technology, Poland’s top engineering school and Nowak’s alma mater.

The Medal Politechniki Warszawskiej is given annually to someone who has made significant achievements in science and engineering. Nowak was recognized for his contributions to structural engineering. He studies the reliability of structures and conducts risk analysis for bridges and buildings.

“I feel very honored,” Nowak said. “It was such a surprise. I didn’t even know I was nominated.”

Nowak came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2005. He previously taught at the University of Michigan for 25 years.