Andrew W. Herrmann is a Principal of Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, a transportation consulting engineering firm founded in 1887 and headquartered in New York City. During his 36 year career he has been responsible for management of the firm and many of the firm's major fixed and movable bridge projects. His experience covers inspection, rating, design, rehabilitation, and construction of bridges. He is Past President of the ASCE NYC Metropolitan Section and past Chair of the ASCE Structural Division (now Structural Engineering Institute) Technical Administrative Committee on Bridges. Andrew was Co-chair of the 2005 Structural Engineering Institute Structures Congress in NYC and served on the Advisory Council for the ASCE 2003 and 2005 Report Cards for America's Infrastructure and is presently the Chair for the Advisory Council for the preparation of the 2009 Report Card. He has served on the ASCE Board of Direction as District 1 Director, been Chair of the ASCE Region 1 Board of Governors, been Chair of the Publications Committee, and is presently serving as ASCE President. He has testified multiple times on behalf of ASCE before the House Committee on Infrastructure and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Public Works and Environment on the topics of infrastructure and the condition of our nation's bridges. He has been interviewed by magazines, newspapers, radio, and television, and participated in cable documentaries on the subject of bridges and our nation's infrastructure.
Andrew earned a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University and a Master's in Civil Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York. He is a Professional Engineer in 30 jurisdictions including the Province of Ontario.
P.E., SECB, F.SEI F.ASCE, Pres.12.ASCE
SEI Fellow Since 2012