Online purchases and updates to personal profiles will be unavailable on the ASCE website Friday, August 30 at 3:00 pm ET through Saturday, August 31 at 11:59 pm ET
You are not logged in. Login

Stevens, Robert D.

 Robert D. Stevens

Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E., AICP, F.ASCE

President-Elect Elect (2013) 

Vision Statement

Endorsement List

Interview for ASCE News

Biographical Statement

Education  

  • The University of Michigan, PhD (Transportation), 1972; MSCE, 1970
  • Yale University, MCP (City Planning & Traffic Engineering), 1965
  • The University of Akron, BSCE, BS (Math), 1963
  • PE: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio, Texas

Work Experience

  • ARCADIS U.S., Inc., 2000-present  
    - Executive Vice President, Fort Worth, TX, 2010-present; Denver, CO 2000-2010 
    - Retired/Part Time with Special Assignments, 2007-present 
    - Transportation Practice Director, 2004-2007 
    - Transportation & Water Practice Director, 2000-2004
  • URS Corporation (was MK/MK Centennial), 1992-2000 
    - Denver, CO, 1999-2000 
    - Irvine, CA, 1992-1999 
    - Executive Vice President Operations & International, 1995-2000 
    - Senior Vice President Operations, 1993-1995 
    - Vice President/Regional Manager, 1992-1993
  • Parsons Corporation, Vice President/Project Manager, Irvine, CA, 1989-1992
  • URS Corporation, 1979-1989 
    - Vice President/Project Manager, Taipei, Taiwan, 1987-1989 
    - Vice President, Operations Director, Akron, OH, 1981-1987 
    - Director, Transportation Division, Cleveland, OH, 1979-1981
  • Parsons Corporation, Project Manager, Chicago, IL, 1976-1979
  • Bendix Corporation, 1969-1976 
    - President, Bendix Systems of Canada Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1973-1976 
    - Director, Transportation Projects, Bendix Systems Division, Ann Arbor, MI, 1969-1973
  • City of Akron, OH, Technical Director, Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study, 1965-1968
  • Teaching Undergraduate & Graduate Courses as Guest Lecturer 
    - The University of Akron, OH, Transportation Planning, Spring 1986 & 1981; Traffic Engineering, Spring 1985 and Algebra, Fall 1966 
    - The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Urban Transportation, Spring 1972, 1971 & 1970 
    - Cleveland State University, OH, Highway Engineering, Fall 1967

ASCE Involvement

  • Chair, Committee on Technical Advancement, 2012-present
  • Member, Board of Direction, 2009-2012
  • Member, Executive Committee, 2011-2012
  • Technical Region Director, 2009-2012
  • Member, Fort Worth Branch & Texas Section, 2010-present
  • Chair, Technical Region Board of Governors, 2011-2012
  • Technical Region Director Liaison with AEI, COPRI, EWRI, T&DI, 2011-2012
  • Technical Region Director Liaison with CI, EMI, G-I, SEI, 2009-2011
  • Chair, Audit Committee, 2010-2012
  • Member, Audit Committee, 2009-2012
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, 2010-2012
  • Member, Technical Region Board of Governors, 2009-2012
  • Key Contact, 1996-present
  • Member, Task Committee on Elections, 2010-2011
  • Member, Task Committee on Institute Operating Procedures, 2010-2011
  • Chair, T&DI Administrative Council, 2008-present
  • Member, T&DI 2nd Congress Steering Committee, 2012-present
  • Member, T&DI Task Committee on Development, 2011-present
  • Member, T&DI Planning, Economics and Finance Committee, 2002-present
  • Member, Huber Award Committee, 2005-2012
  • Member, Colorado Section Sustainability Committee, 2008-2010
  • Member, Paraprofessionals Task Committee, 2009-2010
  • Member, Program Committee, 2009-2010
  • Member, Professional Practice Ethics/Leadership Award Committee, 2008-2010
  • Member, Task Committee on Branding, 2008-2009
  • Member, Paraprofessionals Exploratory Task Committee, 2008-2009
  • Member, National Engineering Practice Policy Committee, 2007-2009
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Management in Engineering, 2006-2009
  • Reviewer, Journal of Management in Engineering Papers, 2006-2009
  • Member, Committee on Professional Practice, 2006-2009
  • Reviewer, Draft of “Destination 2025: The Roadmap to Achieve the Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025”, 2008
  • Member, T&DI Nominating Committee, 2004-2008
  • Member, T&DI Awards Committee, 2004-2008
  • Reviewer, Draft of Revised Manuel 73, “Quality in the Constructed Project”, 2007
  • Invited Participant, Summit on the Future of Civil Engineering, 2006
  • Member, T&DI Board of Governors, 2002-2006
  • Past President, T&DI, 2005-2006
  • President, T&DI, 2004-2005
  • Member, Council of Institute Leaders, 2003-2005
  • Vice President, T&DI, 2003-2004
  • Treasurer, T&DI, 2002-2003
  • Member, T&DI Organizational Task Committee, 1999-2002
  • Member, Highway Division Executive Committee, 1996-2002
  • Chair, Highway Division Executive Committee, 1998-1999
  • Vice Chair, Highway Division Executive Committee, 1997-1998
  • Member, ASCE Student Chapter, University of Akron, OH, 1961-1963

Other Volunteer Activities

  • Member, EWB USA Board of Directors, 2010-present
  • Member, ARTBA Board of Directors, 2007-present
  • Member, ARTBA Planning and Design Division Board, 2003-present
  • Member, ARTBA Panning and Design Division, 1987-present
  • Member, APA, 1965-present
  • Member, Villas of Volterra Homeowner Association Board, Keller, TX 2011-2012
  • Member, Lone Tree, CO Transportation Advisory Committee, 2007-2009
  • Member, APWA, 1992-2008
  • Director, U.S. Maglev Coalition, 2006-2007
  • Member, ACEC Design Professional Coalition, 2000-2007
  • Member, ACEC CA, Caltrans Liaison Committee, 1993-1999
  • Director, CA Coalition for Project Delivery, 1992-1999
  • Member, PSMA, 1996-1999
  • Member, Orange County Business Council Legislative Committee, 1993-1999
  • Member, Orange County Business Council Transportation Committee,1990-1996
  • Member, ACEC CA Board of Registration Committee, 1995-1998
  • President, CA Renaissance Homeowner Association, Aliso Viejo, CA 1993-1998
  • Director, CA Renaissance Homeowner Association, Aliso Viejo, CA 1991-1998
  • Delegate, Aliso Viejo Master Association, Aliso Viejo, CA 1990-1992
  • Chair, PSMA Annual Conference Committee, 1997
  • Member, CA Marine Affairs & Navigation Conference DC Delegation, 1994-1996
  • Member, ITE Committee 5C-6, Rapid Transit Facility Design, 1978-1990
  • Member, ACI Committee 358, Concrete Guideway Structures, 1980-1985
  • Member, ITE Committee 2-20, Salary Ranges and Benefits, 1980-1983
  • Member, APTA Subcommittee on Automated Guideway Transit, 1978-1982
  • Member, ITE Committee 2-16, Engineer Employment Conditions, 1979-1981
  • Member, Glenbrook School District Board, Northbrook, IL, 1977-1979
  • Member, Zoning Commission, Hudson, OH, 1981-1987

Personal

  • Wife – Bonnie Stevens, 47 years
  • Grown Children – Kim Stevens, Southlake, TX; Jeff Stevens, Chicago, IL
  • Grandson – Robbie Stevens, 4 years old, Southlake, TX
  • Reside in Keller, TX, 2010-present
  • Member, White’s Chapel UM Church, Southlake, TX, 2010-present
  • Choir Member/Substitute Organist, White’s Chapel UM Church, Southlake, TX
  • Church Organist: Denver, CO, 1999-2010; Laguna Niguel, CA, 1989-1999; Taipei, Taiwan, 1987-1989; Macedonia, OH, 1981-1987; Stow, OH, 1979-1981; Chicago, IL, 1976-1979; Ann Arbor, MI, 1970-1974; Akron, OH, 1960-1968
  • Traveled to more than 100 countries
  • Lived/worked in Taipei, Taiwan and Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Project work in Pakistan, Nepal, Peru, Mozambique, Cameroon and Mexico
  • G. Earnest Brooks Award, ASCE Cleveland, OH Section, 2008
  • Harland Bartholomew Award, ASCE, 2004 

Robert D. Stevens' LinkedIn Profile

Robert D. Stevens' Facebook Page

Vision Statement

ASCE Elections

The 2014 election season has begun.  Read about the process here.