Parker to Present 2014 Stanley D. Wilson Memorial Lecture

Dr. Harvey Parker

Dr. Harvey Parker

Shannon & Wilson Inc. and the University of Washington’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announced that Dr. Harvey Parker will present the 2014 Stanley D. Wilson Memorial Lecture. His presentation, “Tunneling Is Up by Leaps and Bounds – High Tech, Safe and Sustainable,” will discuss the innovations and advancements that make tunneling today high tech, safe, cost competitive and a strong contributor to sustainable development.

Dr. Parker has consulted on the design and construction of numerous national and international tunnels of all sizes, types and geology including Seattle’s Sound Transit and Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnels, City Tunnel No. 3 in New York, and San Francisco’s transit tunnels. He is a recognized leader in the tunneling industry and is especially active in the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) where he served as President for three years.

The lecture will be held Thursday, April 3, in Room 220 of Kane Hall on the University of Washington Campus in Seattle, starting at 5:30 p.m., with a reception to follow in Room 225 (Walker Ames Room).  Please RSVP by March 24th at rsvpsea@shanwil.com or (206) 695-6774. The lecture is free to the public.

The Stanley D. Wilson Memorial Lecture was established in 1989 to foster and maintain the spirit of thoughtful and practical engineering solutions.

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