Infrastructure Advancement Institute Appoints Mikhaylova of RINKER Materials™ to Board
HOUSTON – The Infrastructure Advancement Institute (IAI) recently named Alena Mikhaylova, Technical Promotions Engineer with Rinker Materials™ to its Board of Directors. Mikhalova joins 11 other industry leaders on the Board fostering IAI’s mission of collaboration between contractors, engineers and owners on public and private infrastructure construction, operation, and maintenance projects.
Responsible for the oversight of Rinker Materials™ on stormwater management systems using concrete pipe, culverts and related products across the South Central U.S., Mikhaylova also serves the industry through roles with a variety of organizations including the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee and American Society of Highway Engineers. Prior to joining Rinker Materials, Mikhalova performed advanced finite element analysis of mobile offshore drilling units operating in Gulf of Mexico, Canada and North Sea for Global Maritime. She holds a master’s degree and doctorate in Civil Engineering.
“It’s an honor to be selected to the Board by peers that share the same passion, enthusiasm and commitment to enhancing industry collaboration for the good of Texas infrastructure,” said Mikhalova. “I look forward to helping the Infrastructure Advancement Institute become an even more effective and powerful vehicle for the exchange of technology, innovation and best practices between agencies and municipalities.”
Rinker Materials™, a QUIKRETE® Company, is one of the nation’s largest and leading manufacturers of concrete pipe and related products for the collection, treatment, safe storage and/or controlled release of stormwater. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Houston, Rinker Materials™ produces a full range of concrete piping and precast concrete box culverts from more than 30 U.S. facilities. Rinker Materials™ products meet or contribute to pipe specifications defined by American Society of Testing Materials, American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Testing Materials and/or United States Bureau of Reclamation. For more information, visit www.RinkerPipe.com