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Alvaro J. Piedrahita, P.E., Receives 2018 Outstanding Alumnus Award from Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology

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T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Alvaro J. Piedrahita, P.E., TYLI President and Chief Executive Officer, has received the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus Award from Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Piedrahita was honored for his contributions to the engineering industry at NCE’s 20th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on April 19, 2018, in Belleville, New Jersey. Piedrahita received a Bachelor of Science in Civil-Structural Engineering from NCE in 1973 and a Master of Science in Engineering Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1981.

Read Piedrahita's interview with NJIT here.

About New Jersey Institute of Technology:

One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of 11,400 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT is among the top U.S. polytechnic public universities in research expenditures, exceeding $130 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com. NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey.