Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Reston, Va. – The American Society
of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced its 2011 New Faces of Civil Engineering. Each year, as an integral part of the society’s National Engineers Week initiatives,
diverse group of young engineers, age 30 and under, are selected as the New
Faces of Civil Engineering. The group represents not only those who have
made an impact in their fields, but also in their own communities and in communities
around the world through their volunteerism and community service.
2011 New Faces of Civil Engineering are:
30, is a structural engineer for AECOM in Orange, Calif. Jeremy was also
named a New Face of Engineering by the National Engineers Week Foundation.
26, is the executive director for Bridges to Prosperity, an international
non-profit organization that builds pedestrian bridges throughout
developing nations, a resident of Broomfield, Colo.
- Jamie Bjornstad, 25, is a materials engineer for the Port Authority of New York and
New Jersey in New York City.
- Heidi Faison, 30, is the outreach director for the Pacific Earthquake Engineering
Research (PEER) Center in Berkley, Calif.
- David Gloss, 29, is a senior transportation planner for Parsons Brinkerhoff in
- Carlin Grundemann, 27, is a geotechnical engineer for AECOM in Chicago.
- Lee von Gynz-Guethle, 28, is a water resources engineer for AECOM in Chicago.
- Rumana Haque, 25, is a traffic engineer for the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey in Newark, N.J.
23, is a track engineer at Parsons Brinkerhoff in Newark, N.J.
- Felipe Pulido, 29, is an associate
project manager for CH2M Hill in Fort Worth, Texas.
Each year, ASCE names ten New Faces of Civil Engineering,
some of whom are also submitted to the New Faces of Engineering program run by
the Engineers Week Foundation. This inclusive national program includes
representatives from the civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial
and manufacturing engineering professions. Selected New Faces profiles are featured
in a USA Today ad during Engineers Week and are profiled on the National
Engineers Week website at www.eweek.org, as
well as at www.discoverengineering.org.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more
than 140,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering
society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.