Anil K. Chopra

  • Elected to the Academy of Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumni, University of California, Berkeley, 2017
  • Newmark Distinguished Lecture, 2017, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Honorary Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2017
  • Berkeley Citation, University of California, Berkeley, 2016, “for distinguished achievement and for notable service to the University.”
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  • National Award for Significant Contributions in Science and Technology; SENACYT: La Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Technologia & Innovacion, Panama, 2012.
  • Kwang-Hua Visiting Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, June 2011.
  • Listed in "20 people who have made the biggest difference in dam engineering over the past 10 years," International Power & Dam Construction magazine, 2011
  • Elected Honorary Member, Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, 2010
  • Honorary Professor, Harbin, Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 2009
  • Listed in "60 most influential people in the hydropower and dams industry…over the past 60 years," International Power & Dam Construction magazine, 2009
  • Doctor Honnoris Causa, Technical University of Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 2007
  • Elected Fellow, Structural Engineers Association of California, 2004
  • Elected Honorary Member International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2004
  • Miller Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2004
  • George W. Housner Medal, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2002
  • National Award for Significant Contribution in Science and Technology, Government of Venezuela, 2002
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California at Berkeley, 1999
  • Ernest E. Howard Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998
  • Nathan M. Newmark Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993
  • Horace, Dorothy and Katherine Johnson Chair in Engineering, University of California of Berkeley, 1992
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1991
  • Miller Research Professor, University of California at Berkeley, Fall, 1990
  • Raymond C. Reese Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1989
  • AT&T Foundation Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 1987
  • Honor Award, Association of Indians in America, 1985
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 1984
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, awarded at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Engineering Education, 1980
  • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1979
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1975
  • Certificate of merit awarded to the paper, "Analysis of Earthquake Performance of Koyna Dam," by the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, 1974
  • Banaras Hindu University Gold Medal for standing first in order of merit at the B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) examination, 1960