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Roman J. Selig Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Contributions to Concrete Pipe Committee
Press release date: July 21, 2011
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-ASTM International Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe has presented the Award of Merit to Roman J. Selig III, territory manager at Hamilton Kent LLC in Birmingham, Ala. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is ASTM's highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.
A member of ASTM International since 1993, Selig works on several C13 subcommittees and is chairman of Subcommittee C13.05 on Special Projects. The committee recognized his outstanding technical contributions with the Merlin G. "IB" Spangler Award in 2003.
Selig joined Hamilton Kent in 2010. Prior to that, he was director of marketing and engineering at Sherman Industries in their Alabama and Georgia offices, and a technical resource engineer at Hanson Pipe and Precast in Birmingham, Ala. He also worked as an area manager at Caldwell Culvert Co. in Shreveport, La., and as a sales engineer at the American Cast Iron Pipe Co. in Dallas, Texas, and Birmingham, Ala. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark., where he received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, Selig served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Outside ASTM International, Selig is a member of the Transportation Research Board, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Water Environment Federation, the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering, and the American Concrete Pipe Association, where he was honored with the prestigious Richard E. Barnes Award for lifetime achievement in 2010.
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