Senior Principal, Transportation Practice, Stantec
Sreenivas Alampalli, PhD, PE, MBA is a Senior Principal in the Transportation Practice at Stantec, a global design firm. His focus at Stantec is on asset management in the Bridge Sector, including structural health monitoring (SHM) and nondestructive evaluation services.
Before joining Stantec, Sreenivas led public sector projects and programs at the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) for over 30 years.At NYSDOT, he has provided progressive leadership, both as a researcher and a director, in a very broad area of bridge asset management, including nondestructive evaluation, nondestructive testing, SHM, and the pioneering use of fiber reinforced polymers for improving bridge safety. He has fostered successful strategic public-private-academic partnerships to ensure safe, reliable and cost-effective infrastructure using asset and risk management procedures. He also implemented data driven decision-making processes and web-based software tools for structure inspection, program planning and overweight permit reviews. Sreenivas has successfully managed more than 100 research projects and authored more than 250 technical publications related to civil infrastructure including 6 books through collaboration with national and international research universities and industry to promote research of interest to transportation agencies.
Sreenivas is a leader in the professional community and remains active with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII), International Association for Bridge maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is the founding president of the IABMAS-USA National Group and serves on the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute’s Technical Activities Division Executive Committee. He is on editorial boards of four journals.
Sreenivas has received numerous awards, including the 2021 ASCE OPAL Award for lifetime contributions to public sector, 2021 Aftab Mufti Lifetime Achievement Award in Civil Structural Health Monitoring from ISHMII, 2014 Bridge NDT Lifetime Service Award from ASNT, the 2014 ASCE Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award, and the 2013 ASCE Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research.