IAHR, founded in 1935, is a worldwide independent member-based organisation of engineers and water specialists working in fields related to the hydro-environmental sciences and their practical application. Activities range from river and maritime hydraulics to water resources development and eco-hydraulics, through to ice engineering, hydroinformatics, and hydraulic machinery.
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Honorary Members
Full NameCountryElection YearMore Information
Prof. Jean-Paul ChabardFrance2015 
Prof. Joseph Hun-Wei LeeHong Kong, China2015 
Dr. Mariano Navas GutiérrezSpain2015 
Prof. Dr. Willi H. HagerSwitzerland2013 
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang RodiGermany2013 
Prof. Em. Nobuyuki TamaiJapan2013 
Prof. Giampaolo Di SilvioItaly2011Interview
Prof. Dr. Ramón Fuentes AguilarChile2011Interview
Prof. Pierre-Louis ViolletFrance2011Interview
Dr. Etienne MansardCanada2009 
Prof. Cristóbal MateosSpain2009 
Prof. K.G. Ranga RajuIndia2009 
Prof. Guifen LiChina2007 
Prof. Em. Helmut KobusGermany2005 
Prof. Felipe MartínezSpain2005 
Dr. Jean A. CungeFrance2003 
Dr. Henk Jan OverbeekNetherlands2003 
Prof. Akira WadaJapan2003 
Prof. Em. Michael B. AbbottBelgium1999 
Mr. R.A. ElderUnited States of America1997 
Prof. Peter LarsenSweden1995 
Prof. Em. Erich J. PlateGermany1993 
Prof. Lev A. ZolotovRussian Federation1991 
Dr. Sorin DumitrescuFrance1991 
Prof. Pavel NovakUnited Kingdom1989 
Dr. Stevan BrukSerbia1987 
Dr. Michel HugFrance1985 
Mr. P. AckersUnited Kingdom1983 
Prof. Roger FalconerUnited Kingdom  
Prof. Jörg ImbergerUnited States of America  
Prof. Zhaoyin WangChina