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Dr. John J. Myers, deputy director of the Missouri Center for Transportation Innovation and professor of structural engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) in recognition of his research in materials science, engineering and technology.
According to Sweden-based IAAM, the honor of fellow is conferred upon deserving researchers around the world who have made significant original contributions to the field of advanced materials science and technology
Myers joined Missouri S&T in 1999. In 2019, while serving as associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing, Myers led the development and implementation of the Summer Engineering Research Academy, a partnership with historically black colleges and universities to encourage students from underrepresented groups to further their education in engineering.
Myers is an honor member of the Academy of Civil Engineers. In addition, he is a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, The Masonry Society and the International Institute of FRP (fiber-reinforced polymers) in Construction. He is a licensed professional engineer in Missouri, Maryland and Pennsylvania.