Dr. Robert D. Stevens, P.E., F.ASCE will be installed as ASCE President-elect in October at the 2013 ASCE Annual Meeting. An active ASCE member for nearly 50 years, Bob has volunteered his services to ASCE and other organizations such as ARTBA and EWB-USA. Bob served on the ASCE Board of Direction for 3 years and during that time was assigned to the Executive, Audit and Strategic Planning Committees. With his election to President-elect, Bob will step down as Chair of the Committee on Technical Advancement. Bob was a founding governor and officer of ASCE�s Transportation and Development Institute and Chair of the Technical Region Board of Governors.Bob retired from ARCADIS in 2007 and now works part time as Executive Vice President doing special assignments for ARCADIS in the Fort Worth office. Throughout his career he worked primarily in the transportation area where he led environmental assessments, planning, design, and construction management of roads, bridges, rail, transit, and airport projects. In 1974, he managed the first design/build transit project in North America. Bob has worked abroad in eight countries and lived or worked in all 10 of ASCE�s geographic regions. He taught classes at The University of Akron, Ohio, The University of Michigan, and Cleveland State University.Bob graduated from The University of Akron with B.S. degrees in civil engineering and math, Yale University with a Masters in City Planning and a Certificate in Traffic Engineering, and The University of Michigan with an M.S. and a Ph.D. in civil engineering focusing on transportation.A registered professional engineer in seven states, Bob and his wife, Bonnie, reside in Keller, Texas near his daughter and family in Colleyville, Texas -- keeping them close to their 3 grandchildren. Their son lives in Shanghai. Bob sings in the choir and is a substitute church organist.
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