D&B Project Engineer Matt Thogersen, E.I.T., was named Vice President of the Board for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) of Long Island for May 2019 through May 2020. In his new role, he will assist in developing and running ASCE Branch activities including technical lectures, community service events, student outreach and networking events. An ASCE member since 2011, Matt formerly served as both Secretary and Treasurer of the Long Island Branch, and as President of the Younger Member Committee.
A University of Buffalo graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering, Matt joined D&B in 2013. At D&B he provides design and construction management engineering services for municipalities in wastewater infrastructure. His responsibilities include project planning and Engineering Reports (Technical Design Reports), grant and permit application assistance, project design services, project construction cost estimating, bidding services, engineering design services during construction, construction management services, field inspection and project management.
Matt has worked on major infrastructure projects including the Nassau County Pump Stations Repair and Mitigation Projects, including flood protection and upgrades to over 15 remote wastewater pumping stations. He was also an integral team member for the Freeport Channel Crossing Electrical Improvements Project, which included the replacement of 15kV electrical lines under the Freeport Canal which provide power to 75% of Freeport.
Matt is a member of New York Water Environment Association, Inc. (NYWEA) and is training to run his first marathon in October 2020 in Chicago for the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Good luck Matt!
About ASCE Long Island Branch
ASCE was founded in 1852 and represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, providing essential value to members, their careers, partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession. The Long Island Branch of ASCE serves members in Nassau and Suffolk counties through activities including technical lectures that provide continuing education (PDH) credits, a golf tournament, a transportation luncheon and an awards dinner.