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Engineers Move America

By Ms. Aliyah Horton CAE posted 11-18-2011 07:55 AM

In April of this year,  the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) hosted, Engineers Move America, a one-day conference in Washington, DC focused on the future of transportation. The audience included university, community college and high school students and faculty. The intent of the program was to provide the audience with a better understanding of transportation, what to expect in a university engineering program, and the mission and activities of the national organizations. The program included presentations by USDOT Operating Administrations, representatives from university schools of engineering and professional transportation associations. Videos of the presentations given at the event are available at

Presentations featured on the site include:
  • Secretary Ray LaHood, Secretary, USDOT- Introduction to Engineers Move America
  • John D. Porcari, Deputy Secretary of Transportation, USDOT
  • King Gee, Assoicate Administrator for Infrastructure, Federal Highway Administration
  • Christopher Stone, President-Elect, National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Bill Quade, Associate Administrator for Enforcement and Program Delivery, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Stephen Ridella, Office of Applied Vehicle Safety Research, National HighwayTraffic Safety Administration
  • Vincent Valdes, Associate Administrator, Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation, Federal Transit Administration
  • Melissa Shurland, Program Manager, Rail Energy, Environment and Engine (E3) Technology Research Program, Federal Railroad Administration
  • Carols Manduley, Senior Advisor for Educational Partnerships, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Gregory Murrill, Division Chief, Corporate Recruitment and Career Programs Division, Office of Human Resources, Federal Highway Administration
  • Jeff Beard, Vice President and Director, Institute for Business Management, American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Jon Esslinger, Director, Transportation and Development Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Pamela Mullender, Chief Operating Officer, Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program of America
  • John Augustine, Managing Director, USDOT ITS Joint Program Office, Research and Innovative Technology Administration
  • Dr. Kim Roddis, Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, George Washington University
  • Dr. Ibibia Dabipi, Professor of Engineering and Aviation Science, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore
  • Dr. Errol Noel, Professer of Engineering, Howard University