UI Honorary Degree Holder Thomopulos Inducted into National Academy of Construction

Gregs Thomopulos, P.E., chairman emeritus of Stanley Consultants, has been inducted into the 2017 class of the National Academy of Construction (NAC). The organization recognizes and honors individuals for their distinguished contributions to the industry and shares this expertise as a service to the nation.

Thomopulos received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree in 2010 from the University of Iowa, and served as a member and the chair of the College of Engineering Advisory Board.

The 2017 NAC class includes 28 new inductees. More than 300 leaders were considered for NAC’s rigorous nomination and election process.

During the formal induction, Thomopulos was noted as a champion of integrity and ethics in global infrastructure, a leader and mentor to academicians and students, and an outstanding contributor to engineering and to society.

“The new members of the National Academy of Construction, like those before them, have earned the high honor of Academy membership through stellar careers and contributions to the engineering and construction industry,” said Wayne Crew, General Secretary of NAC.

During his 51-year career with Stanley Consultants, Thomopulos served as president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), which is the global association of consulting engineering firms, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and as chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), based in Washington, D.C.

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