John Lenard - Honoring Professors

John Lenard Endowed Scholarship A Project of Engineering - Honoring Professors

To support the University by providing scholarship support for University students enrolled in the University's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering within the School of Engineering.

John Lenard is the founder and former President of Lenard Engineering, Inc., a consulting civil engineering firm headquartered in Storrs, CT with offices in Winsted, CT and Auburn, MA. Prior to establishing Lenard Engineering, Inc. he managed international projects for TAMS and Hydrotechnic Corp. in New York City. He served as President of the Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) from 1979-80. Mr. Lenard received a Dipl. Ing. degree from the Budapest Institute of Technology. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1956, he also earned an M.S. in Civil/Sanitary Engineering at UConn in 1961. He taught at the University of New Haven and was an adjunct instructor in the University of Connecticut's Civil Engineering Department. Mr. Lenard is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Benjamin Wright Award from the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers; the Edmund Friedman professional recognition award from ASCE; Distinguished Service Award from the University of Connecticut School of Engineering. He established the John Lenard Endowed Scholarship.