Geotechnical and Tunneling Expert Hong Yang Joins CDM Smith
CONCORD, CA—CDM Smith proudly welcomes Hong Yang, Ph.D., PE, GE, PG, CEG to the firm’s Infrastructure Services Group. Dr. Yang is an associate and senior geotechnical engineer who brings more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical, underground, tunnel and dam engineering. He will lend his expertise to CDM Smith’s large civil infrastructure design and construction projects, with a particular focus on tunneling, geotechnical engineering and dams and levees in California and the western U.S.
"CDM Smith is very excited to have Hong at our firm. He brings national expertise and experience gained on challenging tunneling projects across the country, and we look forward to his leadership in growing our portfolio of leading-edge projects," said Senior Vice President and Infrastructure Services Group Director Gerry Benson.
Dr. Yang boasts an impressive career, having contributed to the management, planning, investigation, analysis, design and construction of high-profile infrastructure projects in the U.S., Singapore and China. He has led the design of several multi-billion-dollar tunnel projects. Most recently, Dr. Yang managed and supervised the geotechnical aspects of the final design for the $1.6 billion Regional Connector Transit Corridor design-build project for Los Angeles Metro.
“I am excited to collaborate with colleagues across CDM Smith on diverse infrastructure projects, taking them from conception to completion,” said Dr. Yang. “I appreciate the opportunity to advance my career and be a part of the unique culture at CDM Smith.”
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