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World Trade Center Investigation Engineer Honored by AAES
Dr. W. Gene Corley, P.E., who led the federal investigation into the 2001 collapse of the World Trade Center, received the National Engineering Award from the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) on May 7. He was one of six honorees during the organization’s 28th annual awards ceremony in the Great Hall of the National Academy of Engineering. Corley, a preeminent expert on building collapse investigations and building codes, is senior vice president of CTL Group. He serves as the company’s managing agent for professional and structural engineering and is active in earthquake engineering projects. In 1995, the American Society of Civil Engineers selected him to lead a Building Performance Assessment Team investigating the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. In addition to heading up the building performance evaluation of the World Trade Center, Corley also served as a team member evaluating...