February 20, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE will deliver the Distinguished Lecture in Construction Engineering & Management (CEM) Engineering the Future at the University of Colorado Denver on Wednesday, February 28 at 12:30 PM. President Swallow will present on how to best prepare future civil engineers to meet the challenges in our aging infrastructure, innovation of new technologies and capabilities that will enable us to meet the challenges of tomorrow. The Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Dr. Martin Dunn, will provide the introductions.

This Distinguished Lecture event was organized by Dr. Caroline Clevenger, P.E., Associate Professor & Assistant Director, Construction Engineering and Management at CU Denver and ACOPNE President-Elect, Dr. Paul F. Boulos, BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE. The lecture will be followed by a reception where President Swallow will meet with students, faculty, staff, alumni, civil engineering leaders, members of CU Denver CEM Advisory Board, and other supporters of the University’s CEM program. The event will conclude with a formal VIP dinner hosted by CU Denver Chancellor, Dr. Dorothy A. Horrell and Dr. Boulos at the Four Seasons hotel, with local government and university officials and leading executives in the construction industry attending.

Dr. Boulos stated on the upcoming lecture and event:

“I am thrilled that Ms. Swallow has accepted CU Denver’s invitation to deliver this distinguished lecture. She will be inspirational both for local civil engineering students as well as practicing engineers. Civil engineers design, build, and maintain the foundation for our modern society.

Her lecture will also help increase public awareness and gain support of the vital work we do to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our great nation. We look forward to her visit to Denver.”

>To attend the lecture, RSVP to roxanne.pizano@ucdenver.edu.