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AUG 2018

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turnout in dc F E A T U R E S T O RY 3 3 TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // AUGUST 2018 the UCA publication "Recommended Contract Practice for Underground Construction." A special networking reception was held owners, as well as for the Young bers and Women in Tunneling groups. "The networking events were a highlight of the conference," Roach said. "Each one was well attended and hopefully will lead to even greater in- dustry participation in the future." Keynote speakers included the Welcoming Reception talk by Depu- ty Architect of the Capitol Christine oke about the recent- ly completed Capitol Dome restora- tion project. The luncheon keynote was delivere ey, Deputy Director of the Long-Baseline trino Facility, who spoke about the U.S. Department of Energy's con- struction on an underground research ota. Another highlight of AT is the recognition of industry achievement with awards presented a AT Awards Banquet 7 Reception. The award winners for 2018 were: UCA of ement Award: Dr. Harvey W. Park Outstanding Individual Award: Da- v tstanding Educator Award: Dr. Pris on; oject of the Year ard Crossing. The event was held a Wardman Park, the site of the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Confer- enc AT 2020 will be held ville. RETC 2019 is scheduled for June 16-19 in Chicago. Lifetime Achievement Award: Harvey W. Parker Harvey W. Parker received his B.S. in civil engineering from Auburn University in 1957, a master's degree from Harvard University in 1967, and his Ph.D. in civil engi- neering, with a minor in ge- ology, from the University of Illinois in 1976. His specialties are tunnel and geotechnical engineering. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a memb egistered as a civil and a geotechnical engineer. He holds a Diplomate in geotechnical engineering from ASCE. Parker was involved in the pioneer de- velopment of steel-fiber reinforced shotcrete, improved geotechnical tunnel investigation methods and monitoring techniques, and in- novative tunnel linings and tunnel support materials. He is the author or co-author of more than 60 publications. He has consulted on world-class projects, including transit systems and water, sewer, highway and hydroelectric tunnels. Parker has served as chair of UTR T and ACI underground shotcrete committees. He has also served on the executive council of the International Tunnelling and Under- ground Space Association (ITA), represent- ed ITA at the Unite tions and was ITA president for three years. He also served in senior management positions and helped develop engineering staff and new markets for several firms. The Lifetime Achievement Award rec- ognizes outstanding achievements in the underground design and construction in- dustry. The outstanding achievements rec- ognized have been accomplished through design or construction of civil underground facilities. The winners have contributed sig- nificantly to the education, planning, design, construction or rehabilitation of tunnels and underground facilities. This includes seek- ing advances in new methods and materials, and advancing the public understanding and concurrence with the beneficial uses of un- derground space. uca of sme award winners

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