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Here are honors and awards that Dr. Yazdani has received are below:

  1. Nominated for the University Award for Distinguished Record of Research, 2016
  2. Nominated for the University Award for Distinguished Record of Research, 2014.
  3. Fellow, ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), 2013-present.
  4. Research Excellence Award, University of Texas at Arlington, 2007, 2008.
  5. Davis Productivity Award, State of Florida, 2005.
  6. Fellow, ASCE, 1998-present.
  7. Fellow, ACI, 2008-present.
  8. Nominated for the University Teaching Award, Florida State University, 2005.
  9. Evaluated as the top overall performing faculty in the Civil/Environmental Engineering Department at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering for 4 years in a row (2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005).
  10. National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) project 12-71 panel member, 2003-2009.
  11. TV Channel 27 and 40, Aired 5 times in fall of 2004, Coverage on Dr. Yazdani's research and presentation on in-home hurricane room technology that he developed at FAMU-FSU.
  12. Extensive coverage in the Tallahassee Democrat, Gainesville Sun, Tampa Tribune, South-West Herald Tribune and Panama City News Herald on Dr. Yazdani's research work involving in-home hurricane sheltering.
  13. Invited Professional Team Member, Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology, 2004-2006.
  14. Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 2004-present.
  15. ASCE Certified ABET Civil Engineering Program Evaluator, 2003-present.
  16. University Superior Achievement Award, 2003.
  17. 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century.
  18. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Summer Faculty Fellowship, Jacksonville, FL and San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2001.
  19. Strathmore's Who's Who, 2001-present.
  20. University Service Award, 1990, 2001.
  21. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Daniel P. Jenny Fellowship, 1999.
  22. Dean's List at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Maryland, 1979-84.
  23. Silver award in the 1985 Engineering Design Competition, the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
  24. Bangladesh Government Federal Scholarship Award, 1969-76.