SOURCE: Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International

June 01, 2016 14:34 ET

Michael Baker International's Caleb Hing Demonstrates Commitment to the Structural Engineering Profession With Key Professional Appointment

Hing Appointed as President-Elect of ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - June 01, 2016) -  Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, congratulates Caleb Hing, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, structural project manager, following a recent professional appointment that demonstrates his dedication to serving and advancing the structural engineering profession. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) appointed Dr. Hing as president-elect. 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).

About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com

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