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Roger Brockenbrough Honored with Top Award For Work on Key ASTM International Committee

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ASTM International presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Roger Lewis Brockenbrough for his contributions to the metallic-coated iron and steel products committee (A05). The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities.

Brockenbrough was honored for his 41 years of distinguished service to ASTM and for being instrumental in the development of numerous new specifications and standard practices. 

An ASTM International member since 1979, Brockenbrough is one of the longest-serving members on the A05 committee. He is also a member of the ASTM International committee on light metals and alloys (B07). Brockenbrough has previously been recognized with the Kenneth J. Boedecker, Jr. Distinguished Service Award (2002) and the A05 Lifetime Achievement Award (2017). 

He has served as president of R.L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. since 1990. He previously held positions in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Company, and U.S. Steel Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in structural engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

In addition to ASTM International, Brockenbrough is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and serves on committees of the American Iron and Steel Institute and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He is a registered professional engineer and is co-author of “Highway Engineering Handbook” and “Structural Steel Designer’s Handbook.”

Media Inquiries: Jaime Martorana, tel+1.610.832.9796; jmartorana@astm.org 

Release #11132

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Committee: 
A05