Graham Bell, Ph.D., P.E., FNACE, F.ASCE has joined the Structural Technologies’ team as vice president of Technical Services for Pipeline Solutions.
In his role, Bell will assist water and wastewater agencies and consultants with expanding the value of their asset management programs for medium and large diameter pipelines. This includes condition assessment, inspection and rehabilitation with Structural Technologies’ StrongPIPE family of product systems.
With more than 35 years of experience in the municipal industry, Bell is internationally recognized as an expert for water infrastructure on condition assessment, rehabilitation and corrosion control. He recently retired from HDR Engineering as a practice leader, and will continue his work on infrastructure research for the University of Tennessee as an associate professor.
Bell is a registered professional engineer in nine states as well as an active member of various industry associations including ASCE UESI Board, AWWA, and NACE. In addition to being a frequent speaker at industry events, he has over 75 published works, including more than 10 Water Research Foundation studies related to corrosion, condition assessment, instrumentation and water quality where he has been the principal investigator and primary researcher.
On July 23, Bell will formally receive the 2019 Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award at the UESI Pipelines 2019 Conference.
Bell’s leadership and industry expertise are a welcome addition to the Structural Technologies team and will enhance our ability to provide more value to help extend the life of pipeline assets. He will be working alongside Anna Pridmore, vice president of Municipal and Nuclear Infrastructure, and our municipal team, who assist and consult with clients across the nation with a variety of piping and infrastructure needs.
SOURCE – Structural Technologies