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Bravo Award (College of Engineering of Purdue University) for authoring a textbook on civil engineering systems with potential profound impact on the civil engineering curriculum at Purdue and other universities, 2014.


ASCE’s Frank Masters Award for outstanding contributions to transportation engineering research, awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers, 2014.


AASHTO Award for Best High Value Research Project in Region 3 of the United States, awarded to the research group, by the American Association of State Highway and Transp. Professionals, 2014.


Best Paper Award, 10th International Conference of the Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2) Conference, 2014. Co-authors include Michelle Dojutrek and Eric Dietz.

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Charley V. Wootan Award presented to Qiang Bai in recognition of an outstanding doctoral dissertation at Purdue University under the supervision of Prof. Samuel Labi presented by the Council of University Transportation Centers, January 2013.


Outstanding Reviewer Award, awarded by the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012.


Roy and Myrna Wansik Award for Research leadership, awarded by the School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2011.


K.B. Woods Award for best paper in design and construction, awarded by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB), 2008.


Bryant and Katherine Mather Award for best paper in concrete materials, awarded by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), 2007.


Milton Pikarski Award for Best National Ph.D. Dissertation in Transportation (Science and Technology category), awarded by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), 2002.


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