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Civil Engineering Institute

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Engineering leaders from industry, government, and academia advise and consult with our department through our Civil Engineering Institute.

Civil Engineering Institute Board Meetings

All board meetings will take place in the Nguyen Engineering Building in Room 1602

  • September 4th, 2019
  • October 2nd, 2019
  • November 6th, 2019
  • December 4th, 2019
  • Feburary 5th, 2020
  • March 4th, 2020
  • April 8th, 2020
  • May 6th, 2020

Members

The Civil Engineering Institute Board, our advisory board, meets regularly to conduct its business, interact with the department, and report on committee activity. If you want to join, please contact us. Our executives are:

Kurt Thompson, chairman of the Civil Engineering Institute

Kurt Thompson, chairman of the Civil Engineering Institute, and other members of the board advise and consult with the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering.

  • Chairman Kurt Thompson, PE—Dewberry
  • Vice Chairman Jamie Bain Hedges—Fairfax Water
  • Treasurer Brian Chromey—Wetland Studies and Solutions
  • Executive Director Sam Salem, PE—Chairman of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering

Members whose term expires in December 2019

  • Ryan Anderson, PE—The Christman Company
  • Cerasela Cristei, PE
  • David Laib, PE—Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Hardeep S. Rana, PE—Washington Gas
  • Terry Suehr, PE—Atkins

Members whose term expires in December 2020

  • Hank Hatch, PE
  • Bill Haight, PE
  • Joe Manous, PE
  • Peter Rigby, PE
  • Howell Simmons, PE

“The Civil Engineering Institute is pleased to serve in an advisory capacity to the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering. Our members are inspired by their interactions with the department chair, the faculty and the students.”

— Kurt Thompson, chair of the Civil Engineering Institute

Emeritus Members
  • Michael S. Bronzini, PE
  • Charlie C. Crowder Jr.
  • Sidney O. Dewberry, PE, LS
  • William Fry, PE
  • H.S. Hulme Jr., PE
Member Organizations and Their Representatives
  • Atkins—Terry Suehr
  • Balfour Beatty Construction—David Laib
  • Dewberry—Kurt Thompson
  • Fairfax County—Helman Castro
  • Fairfax Water—Jamie Bain Hedges
  • Lane Construction—Richard McDonough
  • Pennoni—Douglas Kennedy
  • Shirley Contracting—Michael E. Post
  • The Christman Company—Ryan Anderson
  • Tri-Tek Engineering, Inc.—Kevin Murray
  • Washington Gas—Hardeep S. Rana
  • Wetland Studies and Solutions—Brian Chromey
  • William A. Hazel Inc.—Mike King
Individuals
  • Richard Benton
  • Cerasela Cristei
  • William Fry
  • Bill Haight
  • Hank Hatch
  • Joseph Manous
  • Christopher Reseigh
  • Peter Rigby
  • Howell Simmons
  • Joseph Vilseck
Faculty Ex Officio
  • David Binning, PE
  • Doaa Bondok
  • Behzad Esmaeili
  • Celso Ferreira, PE
  • Mark Houck, PE
  • Wenying Ji
  • Laura Kosoglu
  • David Lattanzi, PE
  • Viviana Maggioni
  • Elise Miller-Hooks
  • Burak Tanyu
  • Kuo Tian
  • Girum Urgessa, PE
  • Mohan Venigalla, PE
  • Shanjiang Zhu
Current CEI board members

The Civil Engineering Institute members work with the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering. Front row, left to right: Helman Castro, Cerasela Cristei, Kurt Thompson, James Patteson, Sam Salem, Michael Post, Terry Suehr, and Howell Simmons. Back row, left to right: Rich Benton, Hardeep Rana, Chris Reseigh, Doug Kennedy, Joe Manous, Brian Chromey, William Haight III, and Jaime Bain Hedges.

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