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Herrmann, Andrew W.


Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE

2012 President

Andrew W. Herrmann 

Andrew W. Herrmann P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, principal with Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, 2012 President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

During his 39 years at Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, Herrmann has held many positions including structural detailer, structural engineer, project engineer, and associate engineer before becoming managing partner and then a principal. Herrmann’s experience includes design, inspection, rehabilitation, and construction along with managing some of the firm’s major fixed and movable bridge projects.

Within ASCE, Herrmann has served as president of the New York City Metropolitan Section, chair of the Technical Administrative Committee on Bridges, director of Region 1, and national treasurer. He served on the Advisory Council for the 2003, 2005, and 2013 Report Cards for America’s Infrastructure and chaired the council for the 2009 Report Card. Herrmann has served as a spokesperson for ASCE in many magazine, newspaper, radio and television articles and stories. He also appeared in the History Channel documentary ‘The Crumbling of America.’ Along with numerous other volunteer efforts, Herrmann has served as director of St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Center for Children, a member of AREMA’s-Committee 15, Steel Railroad Bridges, and Chairman Emeritus of Heavy Movable Structures.

Herrmann received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Valparaiso University, Indiana, and his master’s degree from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, now POLY-NYU. Herrmann is a registered professional engineer in 29 states. He is a resident of Pittsburgh, PA.