Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Reston, Va. ― Andrew W. Herrmann P.E., SECB, F.ASCE, principal with Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, was recently named president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Herrmann, will be installed as president-elect on October 22, 2010 during the business meeting at ASCE’s Annual Civil Engineering Conference in Las Vegas and will begin his presidency in the fall of 2011.
During his 37 years at Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, Herrmann has held many positions including structural detailer, structural engineer, project engineer and associate engineer before becoming a managing partner and then a principal. Herrmann’s experience includes design, inspection, rehabilitation and construction along with managing some of the firm’s major bridge projects.
Within ASCE, Herrmann has served as president of the New York City Metropolitan Section, chair of the Technical Administrative Committee on Bridges and director of Region 1. He served on the Advisory Council for the 2003 and 2005 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 and is an active member of the Structural Engineers Association of New York and Engineers Without Borders.
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. Herrmann is a registered professional engineer in 29 states and Ontario. He is a resident of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 144,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.