Welcome to Insights, a monthly podcast series with noted civil engineering industry leaders discussing their perspectives and insights into the successful practice of civil engineering. Featuring honest, straightforward viewpoints, based on unique experiences and interests, these discussions tackle a wide range of compelling issues. The series is sponsored by the ASCE Industry Leaders Council.

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Featured Guest

Stephen R. DeLoach, PE, LS, Deputy Chief, Engineering and Construction, Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Posted on: 02-10-2012

Stephen DeLoach shares the responsibility with the Chief, E&C, for policy, program, and technical expertise in the execution of the Corps’ world-wide engineering, construction and environmental missions supporting the Nation’s water resources and military construction programs. Steve has also served as Chief of Engineering and Design for the Smithsonian Institution, principle of a mapping and remote sensing company, EarthData International, and as a research engineer with the Corps of Engineers. His past projects have led to the development of the kinematic method of GPS positioning and airborne LIDAR and digital mapping systems.

Steve earned his BSc. in Civil Engineering in 1978 from Virginia Tech and a Master’s Degree in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and is a member of the Alumni Board of the Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech. Steve has also served his community on various Councils and Boards.

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