Neil Porto, P.E., Hired as T.Y. Lin International Transportation Group Leader for New York City
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is pleased to announce that Neil Porto, P.E., has joined the firm as Group Leader, Transportation, for TYLI’s New York City market. In his new role, Porto will be responsible for area business development initiatives, proposal generation, management of transportation projects and related engineering teams, and the supervision and development of assigned staff.
T.Y. Lin International Wins Top Honors from American Segmental Bridge Institute
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that it has received a 2013 American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) “Bridge Award of Excellence” for the new Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland, ME. The ASBI Bridge Awards of Excellence recognize the owners of bridges whose structures exemplify concrete segmental bridge design and construction excellence. Judging criteria included innovation of design and construction; aesthetics and harmony with the environment; cost competitiveness; and minimization of construction impact to the traveling public. TYLI joined project owner, the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), in receiving the prestigious award at the 2013 ASBI Annual Convention held on October 28th in Portland, OR.
Dr. Man-Chung Tang Wins Institution of Structural Engineers 2013 Gold Medal
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Dr. Man-Chung Tang, Dr-Ing, Dr-Ing-eh, D.Litt, PE, Hon MASCE and TYLI Chairman of the Board, has been awarded the 2013 Gold Medal from the Institution of Structural Engineers. Dr. Tang received the award for “his outstanding contribution to the structural design of major long span bridges in many parts of the world, exemplifying aesthetics, creativity and sustainability.” The Gold Medal is the Institution’s most prestigious Award and is presented to an individual for exceptional and outstanding contributions to the advancement of structural engineering. Dr. Tang received the Gold Medal at the Institution’s Gold Medal Address in Shanghai, China, on October 31st, where he also presented his latest paper on innovation.
Joseph Lorenzini, P.E., Hired as Principal Rail Engineer for T. Y. Lin International
T.Y. Lin International is pleased to announce that Joseph Lorenzini, P.E., has joined the firm as a Principal Rail Engineer. Lorenzini will be responsible for advancing TYLI’s position in the Transit & Rail marketplace, working directly with clients on projects and mentoring our younger staff.
Hoover Dam Bypass Receives International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) Centenary Award
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) announces that the Hoover Dam Bypass has received a Centenary Award from the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). FIDIC, an international organization representing consulting engineers in 88 nations, celebrated its centenary this year by honoring significant global engineering achievements over the last 100 years. The Hoover Dam Bypass was presented with the prestigious Award of Excellence for exemplary innovation, achievement and social value at FIDIC’s Gala Dinner in Barcelona, Spain, on September 17, 2013.