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Indian Minister to Receive Penn’s Top Prize in Energy Policy

October 18, 2018 - in Awards, News, People

Penn’s top energy policy award—the Carnot Prize—will be given to the Honorable Shri Piyush Goyal, India’s former minister of power and renewables and current minister of railways and coal. During his tenure, Goyal directed a fast-track effort to electrify…

Tom Everett Named New FHWA Executive Director

October 18, 2018 - in News, People, Transportation

Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Brandye Hendrickson announced on Oct. 12 that Tom Everett will be FHWA’s next executive director, with his tenure…

Infrastructure Expert Yoga Chandran Joins HNTB Corporation as Project Director

October 18, 2018 - in News, People

SANTA ANA, Calif. – C. Yoga Chandran, PhD, PE, GE, has joined HNTB Corporation in Southern California as project director and vice president. Based…

Lona Hankins Joins HNTB as Project Director Serving Gulf Coast

October 18, 2018 - in News, People

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Lona Hankins joined HNTB Corporation as project director in New Orleans, as part of the firm’s Gulf Coast District. Hankins is responsible for delivering large-scale, complex infrastructure programs using her extensive industry network;…

Kemper ASCEnds to 2019 Presidency

October 16, 2018 - in News, People

The thing about ascending to the ASCE presidency is the moment never comes as a surprise. After all, Robin Kemper was elected nearly 18 months ago. But the lack of drama doesn’t make the moment any less sweet. Kemper was inducted as ASCE’s 2019 president…

Thornton Tomasetti Vice Chairman Aine Brazil Inducted into National Academy of Engineering

October 15, 2018 - in News, People

(New York, New York – October 15, 2018) – Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Vice Chairman Aine Brazil P.E., F.SEI, LEED AP, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). She was selected for her leadership…

Bart Sweeney Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager

October 15, 2018 - in News, People

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Bart Sweeney, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president. Based in the firm’s Rocky Hill office, Sweeney has 25 years of transportation infrastructure experience that includes project management,…

Leading Design and Engineering Firm Stantec Consolidates Nearly 100 Team Members in Key Market of Portland

October 15, 2018 - in Buildings, News, People

PORTLAND, OR (October 15, 2018) NYSE, TSX:STN: Stantec, a global engineering, consulting, and project management firm, is expanding its footprint in the Pacific Northwest by consolidating Portland-area employees from three area offices into one landmark location…

Lauren Sajek Joins Stantec’s San Francisco Architecture Team

October 15, 2018 - in News, People

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., NYSE, TSX:STN: Lauren Sajek, AIA, LEED AP, has rejoined global architecture, engineering, consulting, and construction firm Stantec as an architect in the firm’s San Francisco office. She comes to Stantec via Chicago where she specialized…

Rutgers Alumnus Makes Largest Scholarship Gift Ever to University

October 15, 2018 - in News, People

Richard N. Weeks, a 1950 Rutgers graduate who grew his family’s small marine construction company into an industry leader, has made a commitment of $10 million to support undergraduate scholarships at the Rutgers School of Engineering. Weeks’s pledge…