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Dr. Stanley D. Lindsey

Stanley Lindsey received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1961. He went on to earn his master’s and doctorate degrees in structural engineering at Vanderbilt University. In 1966, he formed his own structural engineering firm, Stanley D. Lindsey and Associates, in Nashville, Tennessee and eventually expanded to Atlanta, Georgia. The firm specializes in steel structures and is recognized for its creative and innovative designs. He finished his career as a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Inducted April 2017

Paul M. Craig, P.E.

Paul Craig received his Master’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1989. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental & Water Resources Engineering at Vanderbilt University in 1979. In 1985, he established P-Squared Technologies, a firm that helped clients predict and control environmental disasters, in Knoxville. Craig went on to establish Dynamic Solutions International in 1998 where he serves as President and Senior Consultant. Paul was the principal developer of the environmental hydrodynamic modeling system called EFDC Explorer.

Inducted April 2017


T. Steve Brooks

Steve graduated from Tennessee in civil engineering in 1968 and took a position with Exxon. Later that year he took military leave. While in the Army in Viet Nam he was awarded the bronze star and purple heart. While at Exxon, he held various executive positions in offshore production operations, environmental and regulatory compliance. He was twice honored by the Interior Dept. as best in the oil and gas industry, and awarded 2 corporate leadership awards. Steve retired from Exxon in 2004 and worked as a consultant/advisor with Sempcheck Services.

Inducted April 2017

William L. Moore, Jr.

William L. Moore, Jr., P.E.  received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1969 and 1974 respectively.  Upon graduation in 1969 he joined TDOT working for 36 years before retiring as Chief Engineer in 2004.  In recognition of his service, the TN General Assembly designated the Region Four Admin Bldg in Jackson as the “Bill Moore Office Building”.  Among his most impactful projects at TDOT were the widening of urban interstate highways in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis and the implementation of TDOT’s Intelligent Transportation System(ITS).  After retiring from TDOT he joined Gresham, Smith and Partners as a Senior Vice-President.  Moore is a former member of the Civil & Environmental Engr Advisory Board.

Inducted April 2017


Edwin A. McDougle, P.E.

Ed McDougle received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1969 and 1975 respectively and began working for Ross Bryan Associates, Inc., in 1972, where he eventually retired as president. Ross Bryan Associates has been the structural engineering firm for many UT projects, including the Min H. Kao Electrical Engr & Computer Science Bldg. and the John D. Tickle Engr Bldg.  McDougle has served on the Civil & Environmental Engr Advisory Board, the Tickle College of Engineering’s Board of Advisors retiring as chairman where he is now an emeritus member. He was a recipient of the UT Alumni Service Award in 2016.

Inducted April 2017

John W. Bailey, P.E.

John Bailey received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1975 and 1977 respectively. In 2000, he became President of Prospect Steel in Little Rock, AR, one of the largest and most sophisticated structural steel fabrication and erection contractors in the country. Prior to this, he spent 14 years as the COO of Havens Steel Company in Kansas City, MO. He has served on the board of directors of the American Institute of Steel Construction and the Central Fabricators Association.

Inducted April 2017


James D. Copley

Jim Copley received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1981 and 1983 respectively. In 1983, Copley joined the Crom Corporation, a leading supplier of pre-stressed concrete tanks located in Gainesville, FL. While working at Crom, he earned an MBA degree from the University of Florida. He progressed in the Crom Corporation from field engineer to vice-president and, then President and CEO.

Inducted April 2017

Raja J. Jubran

Raja Jubran received his bachelor’s degree at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1981. Jubran founded Denark Construction, Inc. in 1985 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He has served on the Tickle College of Engineering’s Board of Advisors (continuing as an emeritus member), the College of Architecture & Design’s Board of Advisors, the Chancellor’s Associates, and as Vice President of the UT Board of Trustees. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the UT Board of Trustees.  Jubran received the Nathan W. Dougherty Award, the College’s most prestigious award.

Inducted April 2017


Mark K. Horton

Mark Horton received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1982. He is a Principal of CT Consultants, Inc, a national infrastructure engineering firm based in Cleveland, OH. In his career, Mark has worked across the country as a Project Manager on professional sports projects with the NFL, MLB, and the NBA.  He was involved in the $1.6B expansion of the Cleveland Intl Airport, and currently acts as the Real Estate Advisor for the Cleveland School District, where his leadership is assisting in delivering over $400mm in new school projects.

Inducted April 2017

James H. Southerland

James (Jim) Southerland received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Tennessee in 1966. He also earned a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Univ. of North Carolina. During his federal career, he was a major participant in a wide variety of national and international studies until he retired from EPA/USPHS in 1996. During his EPA tenure, he rose to Director Grade (Navy Captain equivalent; O-6). His professional efforts included the North Carolina Division of Air Quality for 12 years, where he led state wide emissions inventory efforts and formed of government/private stakeholder effort to develop a Climate Action Plan under direction of the Department Secretary.

Inducted April 2017


Kathy J. Caldwell, P.E.

Kathy Caldwell received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1985. Caldwell was a consulting engineer, culminating in a 19 year tenure at Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. (JEA).  She served in many positions before becoming Division Manager and Vice President.  After retirement, Caldwell was an adjunct professor at the Univ of Florida.  Caldwell served 6 years on the Board of Direction of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was the President in 2011.  She is currently the President of Engineers Without Borders – USA. Caldwell is a Fellow of the ASCE and the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI).  She was a recipient of the UT Knoxville Professional Achievement Award in 2013.

Inducted April 2017

Dr. Ronald A. Cook, P.E.

Ronald Cook received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1975 and 1981 respectively. He earned his PhD at the Univ of Texas, Austin in 1989. Cook is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Florida. He is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI). He has served as chair of the ASCE 7 Subcommittee on Wind Loads and the ACI Committee 355 on Anchorage to Concrete.  He has also served as a member of ACI 318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and ACI 349 Code Requirements for Nuclear Safety-Related Concrete Structures.

Inducted April 2017


Ronald D. Guthrie

Ronald Guthrie received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1964 and 1973 respectively. After graduation, he worked for TDOT before going to work for the TVA where he spent 25 years as a structural engineer. After retiring from TVA, he co-founded the consulting group EGS, in Huntsville, AL, and served as the company’s chief structural engineer. In what was the pinnacle of his career, he spent many recent years traveling to Russia as a consultant for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to dismantle weapons grade plutonium producing reactors similar to the one involved in the Chernobyl disaster in 1986.

Inducted April 2017

Marshall Elizer, Jr., P.E, PTOE

Marshall Elizer received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1974 and 1988 respectively. He now serves as senior vice president for transportation with Nashville-based Gresham Smith &Partners. Elizer is a recognized leader in transportation planning and engineering, having served in several national leadership positions.  Prior to joining GS&P in 1997, Elizer served in transportation engineering leadership positions for local governments in Tennessee, Colorado, Texas, and California.

Inducted April 2017


Dr. Carlos “Felipe” Loureiro

Felipe Loureiro received his masters’s and doctorate degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1991 and 1994 respectively. In 1995, Loureiro was hired by the Federal University of Ceara in Fortaleza, Brazil as an Associate Professor in Transportation. His initiative and leadership led to the establishment of the first graduate program in transportation in the north and northeast regions of Brazil in 1998, and he was appointed the chairman of the program. The Brazilian Ministry of Education approved the establishment of a doctoral program based on the outstanding quality of its master’s program.

Inducted April 2017

Dr. Daryl R. Armentrout, P.E.

Daryl Armentrout received his bachelor’s and doctorate degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1965 and 1981 respectively. He earned his master’s degree in structural engr from Virginia Tech in 1968. Armentrout’s career began as a petroleum engineer developing plans for deep well drilling and for oil and gas recovery in southern Louisiana. He then began his 45-year career with the TVA in engr design and construction, and in environmental engr and compliance. Armentrout has also served as an adjunct lecturer in CEE with a focus on professional engr practice. Armentrout is a fellow of ASCE, and is an ASCE appointed civil engineering program evaluator for ABET.

Inducted April 2017


Robert E. Dunn

Bob Dunn received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1973 and later received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Dunn began his career at Brown & Root, then became vice president of gathering and processing for UPFuels. In 2000, he founded Prism Gas Systems as a midstream acquisition company. In 2005 Prism was sold to Martin Midstream Partners. Dunn continued as senior vice president of Prism Gas until it sold to CenterPoint Energy Field Services in 2012. Dunn and partners then founded Prism Midstream, a company focused on grassroots development in infrastructure short areas.

Inducted April 2017

John R. Hillman, P.E.

John Hillman received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1986. He went on to receive his master’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech. His fascination in developing fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) bridges led to the invention of the hybrid composite beam combining a concrete and steel tied arch structure within an FRP box. In 2005, he founded HCB Inc, based on this invention. In 2010, he was recognized with the Award of Excellence from Engineering News-Record and in 2013 was acknowledged by the Obama White House as a “Champion of Change”.

Inducted April 2017


Randall Inklebarger, P.E.

Randy Inklebarger received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1982 and 1986 respectively. Inklebarger had a 29-year career with CH2M HILL, last serving as their Government Facilities & Infrastructure Business Unit Vice President for Consulting & Design. He was also a member of the CH2M HILL Enterprise Technology Board, serving as the Director for GF&I. He previously was the Program Manager for the Alcoa Bohai Rolling Mill Expansion in the Peoples Republic of China. In 2014, he joined MS Technology, Inc. as Vice President and Business Unit Manager for Engineering Projects. He serves on the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Advisory Board and as a Chancellor’s Associate of the University of Tennessee.

Inducted April 2017

James K. Flood

Jim Flood received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1980. After graduation, he joined ExxonMobil. In 2010, he assumed the position of VP, Arctic and Eastern Canada, for ExxonMobil Development Co. and responsibility for the company’s projects in those regions. Flood has a wide range of experience in the upstream sector, with 25 years working on major projects, such as Lena Deepwater and Mobile Bay projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the Hebron Platform offshore Canada and has developed multiple projects on Sakhalin Island Russia. He is a member of the Tickle College of Engineering Board of Advisors and was a recipient of the UT Knoxville Professional Achievement Award in 2015.

Inducted April 2017


Dr. M. Lee Marsh

Lee Marsh received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee in 1982 and 1983, respectively. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in structural and earthquake engineering from the Univ of Washington in 1991.  He joined BergerABAM, a Seattle-based civil infrastructure consultancy, in 1994 as a Design Engineer and in 2014 became President and CEO. His work has included design, assessment, project management, and business development for many specialized projects.  Additionally, he has been active for many years in design specification development and professional training in seismic design of bridges.

Inducted April 2017

Charles T. Hodges

Charles Hodges received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in 1974.  He later received his master’s in Construction Management from Stanford University. Hodges began his career in commercial real estate in 1975 with a vision for urban development. He has applied his expertise in development, construction and finance to numerous successful projects totaling over $300 M. In 1994 he co-founded New Forum, Inc. and serves as the President and CEO.

Inducted April 2017


Sharon S. Habibi

Sharon Habibi was born in Tehran, Iran, and received her bachelor’s degree in architecture and master’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Tennessee in 1975 and 1977 respectively. She received her Executive MBA from Georgia State University in 1989. Habibi started her career with Datum Engineers in Dallas, Texas, where she was introduced to computer programming and developing applications for engineering calculations. Shortly after, personal computing was born, and she seized the opportunity to cofound Syscom Technologies in Atlanta, GA. Habibi is a member of the Tickle College of Engineering Board of Advisors and a member of the Alliance of Women Philanthropists.

Inducted April 2017

Dr. Edwin G. Burdette

Ed Burdette received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering and master’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) in 1957 and 1961 respectively. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he earned his Ph.D. in civil engineering before joining the UTK faculty in 1969. His career of more than four decades made a profound impact on the students he taught, the research he conducted, and the colleagues who worked with him. Throughout his career, Burdette received prestigious UT and external accolades for his teaching, research, and service. He attained the Fred N. Peebles Professorship from UT in 1981 and was later named a fellow of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 1991, he received the highest UT faculty honor, Macebearer, symbolizing his longstanding commitment of service to students, scholarship, the university community, and society. Burdette became an emeritus professor after his retirement in 2016. The following year he received the Nathan W. Dougherty Award, the Tickle College of Engineering’s most prestigious award.

Inducted April 2017


 

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