American Council of Engineering Companies

Identiv-Powered Digital Health Solution Wins Fast Company's 2022 Innovation by Design Awards for Packaging

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Friday, September 23, 2022

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE), global digital security and identification leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced an Identiv-powered digital health solution built for a national pharmacy chain won the 2022 Fast Company Innovation by Design Award in the Packaging category and was an honoree in the Accessibility category.

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  • Identiv digital health solution won 2022 Fast Company Innovation by Design Award Packaging, honoree in Accessibility
    "A common theme among this year's Innovation by Design honorees, which range from healthcare interfaces to autonomous driving technology, is permanence," said Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company.
  • Identiv's RFID tags, proprietary reader, and encoding technology became the innovation driver of this digital health solution.
  • "The easy-to-use technology behind this digital health solution allows for greater medical independence for all patients.
  • The 2022 honorees include nearly 600 innovative projects, products, and services from Airbnb, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Philips Experience Design, Nike, and others.

DEC President, CEO Michel Maksoud Honored as a Most Admired CEO

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DEC President and CEO Michel Maksoud, Ph.D., P.E., has been recognized as a 2022 Most Admired CEO by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). Maksoud was among the honorees celebrated at a luncheon of 500 corporate, government and community leaders hosted by the HBJ on Sept. 1.

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  • Houston Business Journal Recognizes Maksoud for Leadership, Community Involvement
    HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --DEC President and CEO Michel Maksoud, Ph.D., P.E., has been recognized as a 2022 Most Admired CEO by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ).
  • Maksoud said, "I'm truly honored and humbled to be nominated by DEC employees and included among these outstanding Houston leaders.
  • One employee wrote in his nomination letter: "Michel Maksoud is an outstanding president and CEO who leads by example.
  • CAPTION: Michel Maksoud, DEC president and CEO, left, accepts his Most Admired CEO award from Bob Charlet, Houston Business Journal Market president and publisher, at the awards banquet on Sept. 1 in Houston.

Woolpert Senior Vice President Melvin Spinks Elected to ACEC Texas Board of Directors

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Friday, July 8, 2022

HOUSTON, July 08, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Woolpert Senior Vice President Melvin Spinks has been elected to a two-year term on the American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas Board of Directors. Spinks, who serves as the president of CivilTech, a Woolpert Company, has participated in ACEC Texas at the local, state and national levels for the last 25 years. For the last six years he has been an active member of the ACEC Texas Public Policy Council, which is recognized as the official voice for engineering firms in Texas.

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  • Spinks has supported ACEC Texas for 25 years and serves on the ACEC Texas Public Policy Council.
  • HOUSTON, July 08, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Woolpert Senior Vice President Melvin Spinks has been elected to a two-year term on the American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas Board of Directors.
  • Spinks, who serves as the president of CivilTech , a Woolpert Company, has participated in ACEC Texas at the local, state and national levels for the last 25 years.
  • Spinks said he is honored to be a member of the ACEC Texas Board and to contribute to its great work.

Michael Baker International Announces New Leadership Roles in Southern Region

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Monday, June 27, 2022

PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today a pair of new leadership roles in the firm's Southern Region. Ruben Guerrero, P.E., has been promoted to Office Manager for Michael Baker's San Antonio, Texas, office, and Michael Weeks has been named Office Manager for the firm's Austin/Round Rock, Texas, office. In their new roles, Mr. Guerrero and Mr. Weeks will lead their respective office's growth and client engagement efforts while collaborating closely with colleagues across the firm's Southern Region

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  • PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International , a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today a pair of new leadership roles in the firm's Southern Region.
  • Weeks will lead their respective office's growth and client engagement efforts while collaborating closely with colleagues across the firm's Southern Region
    "Both Ruben and Michael bring decades of experience to their new roles," said Tommy Montgomery, P.E., Senior Vice President and Southern Regional Director at Michael Baker International.
  • Prior to joining Michael Baker, Mr. Guerrero was a Senior Construction Manager at Civil Engineering Consultants (CEC).
  • Weeks brings nearly 25 years of industry experience to his new position, including the last seven with Michael Baker.

Infotech and HDR Work Together to Expand BIM Solutions for Civil Infrastructure Projects

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

As experts in the use of BIM and digital project delivery for transportation infrastructure, HDR will consult Infotech on the companys strategic BIM for Infrastructure (BIMFi) plan.

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  • As experts in the use of BIM and digital project delivery for transportation infrastructure, HDR will consult Infotech on the companys strategic BIM for Infrastructure (BIMFi) plan.
  • Understanding BIM and future industry expectations is critical for the success of civil infrastructure projects, and we are excited to collaborate with HDR to enhance our BIMFi strategy.
  • Infotech and HDR will work together to expand the use of BIM throughout project delivery of civil infrastructure projects by focusing on open data standards to support the asset lifecycle.
  • Info Tech, Inc., DBA Infotech (Infotech) is a leading SaaS solutions provider for the infrastructure construction industry.

New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Named Top 2022 Engineering Achievement

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Washington, DC, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City received the Grand Conceptor Award Tuesday night, representing the years most outstanding engineering effort.

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  • Washington, DC, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City received the Grand Conceptor Award Tuesday night, representing the years most outstanding engineering effort.
  • The 55th annual EEA awards were held by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the business voice of Americas engineering industry.
  • Almost 30 years after conception, the new Moynihan Train Hall now provides visitors with a breathtaking and sunlit arrival to New York City.
  • ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr said the Moynihan project represents engineering problem-solving at its finest.

McAdams Fosters Expansion Efforts with Strategic Hire of Industry Veteran to Lead Transportation Practice

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Friday, April 1, 2022

DURHAM, N.C., April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- McAdams, a multidisciplinary civil engineering, land planning, landscape architecture and geomatics firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina announced today that Will Letchworth, PE, will join its leadership team in March as vice president of transportation. A North Carolina native, Letchworth is a professional engineer with more than 18 years of experience in transportation planning and design.

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  • A North Carolina native, Letchworth is a professional engineer with more than 18 years of experience in transportation planning and design.
  • Already operating within the transportation space, McAdams looks to deepen and enhance its offerings and build upon successful client engagements.
  • Letchworth will apply additional focus and vision across all of McAdams' metros as they further develop transportation-related services.
  • McAdams' engineering expertise and other integrated services help provide efficient and effective solutions to serve its clients' project needs.

Parsons Again Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Parsons has been included on Ethispheres Worlds Most Ethical Companies list for 13 consecutive years and is one of only two honorees in the Engineering Services category.

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  • Parsons has been included on Ethispheres Worlds Most Ethical Companies list for 13 consecutive years and is one of only two honorees in the Engineering Services category.
  • Being named one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies for 13 consecutive years represents our commitment to delivering a better world, said Carey Smith, president and chief executive officer of Parsons.
  • Parsons continued inclusion on the Worlds Most Ethical Companies list reflects the companys commitment to operationalizing its core values: Integrity, Sustainability, Diversity, Innovation, Quality, and Safety.
  • We continue to be inspired by the Worlds Most Ethical Companies honorees and their dedication to integrity, sustainability, governance, and community.

AXA XL Adds New Strategic Partnerships Role In Design Professional Insurance Business

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA XL's Design Professional insurance business has promoted Michaela Kendall to the newly created role of Strategic Partnerships manager to oversee and strengthen key industry and market relationships.

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  • ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA XL's Design Professional insurance business has promoted Michaela Kendall to the newly created role of Strategic Partnerships manager to oversee and strengthen key industry and market relationships.
  • Based in AXA XL's Atlanta office, and reporting to Douglas Strong, Chief Underwriting Officer, Design Professional, Ms. Kendall will lead a team directing Design Professional's business development, marketing, and industry partnering initiatives.
  • With more than 50 years of experience, the AXA XL Design Professional team serves architects, engineers and other design professionals by providing flexible, tailored insurance coverage solutions that protect A&E design firms.
  • To learn more, visit www.axaxl.com
    AXA XL Insurance offers property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance solutions to mid-sized companies through to large multinationals globally.

The Structural Engineering Firm Who Worked On The SoFi Stadium and the Los Angeles Rams Win Big

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Friday, February 4, 2022

The Golden State Award is the highest honor ACEC California bestows as part of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards program.

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  • The Golden State Award is the highest honor ACEC California bestows as part of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards program.
  • "The SoFi stadium is designed to keep patrons and the community safe during anticipated seismic events, exceeds all qualification criteria for engineering excellence and demonstrates them in a beautifully noticeable way."
  • In September 2020, the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers launched their NFL football season in SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA, the centerpiece of a 300-acre mixed-use development.
  • The stadium is one of three venues, including American Airlines Plaza and YouTube Theater, under the single canopy roof.