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Ting Yi joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Transportation Engineer in Louisiana

Neel-Schaffer, Inc. has announced that Ting Yi, PhD, PE, has joined the firm and will serve as a Senior Transportation Engineer based in the firm’s Lafayette office. Yi has more than 12 years of experience in Transportation Engineering and specializes in Travel Demand Modeling, Traffic Simulation, Traffic Operation and Transportation Data Analysis. “We are extremely excited to have Ting join ...

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Luke Sullivan joins Neel-Schaffer as a Senior Project Manager

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is pleased to announce that Luke Sullivan, PE, ENV SP, has joined the firm and will serve as a Transportation Senior Project Manager based in the firm’s Murfreesboro office. Sullivan has 12 years of experience in transportation engineering, transportation planning, and site development. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, including state departments of transportation, municipal ...

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MSU’s Truax elected to lead national civil engineering organization

Dennis Truax, head of Mississippi State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to serve as the president of the American Socithe nation’s leading civil engineering organization. Dennis Truax will be inaugurated as president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the organization’s annual meeting this fall. He will serve as president-elect of ASCE in 2021 before becoming ...

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Craig Alexander joins Neel-Schaffer as a project manager

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced that Craig Alexander, PE, has joined the firm and will serve as a Water Resources Project Manager in the firm’s Arlington office. Alexander has nearly 15 years of engineering experience, working on a variety of civil and water resources projects as a Design Engineer and Project Manager. His experience includes 12 years with other private consulting ...

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WBA Architecture welcomes David Ford

The partners of WBA Architecture recently announced the addition of David Ford, AIA, as Project Manager. Ford joins the firm after a 27-year career at large and small Mississippi firms, including Foil Wyatt, Hollomon Architects, and Dale Partners.   WBA is licensed in ten states, from Colorado to South Carolina.

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Dunaway Williams Architects launches new practice in Jackson

JSW Architecture expands with new partnership and office in Belhaven Dunaway Williams Architects, PLLC has launched a new practice in the Belhaven area of Jackson as an expansion and rebranding of JSW Architecture, PLLC  to address the increasing need for superior, experienced architectural services, with an emphasis on healthcare.  Seasoned architect Scott Williams, is partnering with architect Carley Crigler Dunaway ...

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New U.S. courthouse design in Greenville approved

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has approved the design concept for the new U.S. Courthouse in Greenville. The building will provide a much-needed new court facility for the Northern District of Mississippi and will stimulate economic development in the community. Located at the northern edge of Greenville’s historic district on Washington Avenue, the new functional, secure, and modern building ...

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MSU engineering professors investigating how to increase the number of women in STEM fields

By BECKY GILLETTE There has been a talent shortage in Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) fields over the past decade and economic projections show an even greater demand for STEM professionals in the near future. Economic forecasts predict that the United States will have a shortfall of about 1 million STEM professionals over the next decade. But in the U.S., ...

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Engineering six of ten best paying careers in the country

By BECKY GILLETTE Six of the top ten best paying professions that require a college degree are in engineering, according to a survey of 1.2 million Reddit users, a summary of which has been published by www.visualcapitalist.com. When you average starting median salaries with salaries after working for ten years, the top four are chemical engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, ...

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WORKING IN THE FAST LANE — 3D CADD programs helping engineers design better roads

By BECKY GILLETTE Wouldn’t it be nice to actually see how a road is going to look before building it? What if you could anticipate problems before encountering them in the middle of construction, thus avoiding delays that cost time and money? With the use of modern three dimensional computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) programs, engineers can come close to ...

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