Dr. Cerrato selected for Fulbright award to Spain

March 2, 2020

Jose Cerrato

Dr. Jose Cerrato, Associate Professor in the department of civil, construction, and environmental engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright award to Spain. The presidentially appointed 12- member board is responsible for supervising the Fulbright Program worldwide and approving the selection of all Fulbright recipients. The grant is a reflection of his leadership and contributions to society and is made possible through funds appropriated annually by the U.S. Congress and, in many cases, by contributions from partner countries and private parties.

The Fulbright Program is devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Fulbright is the world’s largest and most diverse international educational exchange program. As a grantee, he will join the ranks of many distinguished program participants. Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 60 Nobel Laureates, 86 Pulitzer Prize winners, 74 MacArthur Fellows, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in1946, more than 390,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the Program.