Hamid Adib, P.E., is Senior Vice President for the Specialty Practices Group, North America, with AECOM a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. Dr. Adib is based in New York and manages the firm’s practice in the areas of complex structural analysis, computational fluid dynamics, and threat/vulnerability and risk assessment. Earlier in his career, he was employed with companies such as WSP Cantor Seinuk in NY, Weidlinger Associates in New York and The S/L/A/M Collaborative in Connecticut. Dr. Adib has managed protective design upgrades to structures of major significance such as the George Washington Bridge, Grand Central Terminal, and terminals at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Airports, as well as structural design of the new $3 billion PATH transit hub at the World Trade Center site. His contributions to his alma mater span several design projects at the University of Connecticut. A licensed professional engineer in many states, he is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and served on the Board of Governors of the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute.