May 31, 2016
Structural Project Manager Demonstrates Commitment to the Profession with Key Professional Appointment
Caleb Hing, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, structural project manager at Michael Baker International was recently named president elect by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), demonstrating his dedication to serving and advancing the structural engineering profession. Dr. Hing’s appointment was announced at the SEI Board of Governors Meeting, May 16-17 in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Hing’s one-year term begins in October.
“Caleb is a well-respected steward of the built environment and has successfully managed numerous transportation and structural design projects throughout Texas for Michael Baker International,” said Juan Contreras, vice president and office executive of Michael Baker’s Dallas operations. “We are confident he will apply the same dedication, professionalism and expertise to usher in a future of innovation in structural engineering as president-elect of the SEI.”
Dr. Hing’s new role with SEI will include leading the institute to advance the practice of structural engineering and to stimulate technological advancements in the field. Through SEI, Dr. Hing also seeks to strengthen the connection between academia and practicing engineers to drive the practical application of innovative, leading-edge research to design and build resilient structures.
Dr. Hing joined Michael Baker in 2006 and recently completed two direct interchange design and improvement projects in the North Texas area. He also serves as the executive director of the Infrastructure Advancement Institute (IAI).