Alumni 50-Year Club award winner, Everett Richardson
September 29, 2008
The CSU Alumni Association and the 50-Year Club are proud to announce the 2008 winner of the 50-Year Club Outstanding Recognition Award, Everett Richardson.
Hydraulics engineer, longtime CSU professor
Everett Richardson ('49, '60, '65) has a bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree in civil engineering from Colorado State University. He started his career as a hydraulic engineer and associate director of research for the U.S. Geological Survey from 1949-1968.
In 1968, Richardson joined CSU as a faculty member, and is professor emeritus of civil engineering, having taught for 20 years (1968-1988). From 1968-1983 he was administrator of the Engineering Research Center at CSU, and from 1984-1988 he was the professor in charge of the hydraulics program and director of the hydraulics laboratory.
Legacy of international water projects
Richardson has vast experience with international projects, including research and response projects for the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, and river development studies in the United States, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, and Venezuela.
He is a professional engineer (P.E.) with the state of Colorado and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a senior associate at Ayres Associates in Fort Collins.
Family of CSU alumni
Richardson's wife, Billie (Kleckner), is a 1948 alumna, and all of their children are alumni: Thomas E. Richardson, '74; Gail Frick, '75; Jerry R. Richardson, '80.
Richardson is a Life Member of the Alumni Association.
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Contact: Elizabeth Etter
Phone Number: (970) 491-3591