The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington invites you to attend the 2012 Edward Wenk, Jr. Endowed Lectureship in Technology and Public Policy.
Title: “Engineers in Public Service”
Speaker: Paula J. Hammond, Secretary of Transportation, Washington State Department of Transportation
Paula Hammond was appointed Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation in August 2007 by Governor Christine Gregoire. Hammond manages an agency of 6,800 employees, with responsibility of 18,600 lane miles of highways, 3,600 bridges, general aviation airports, passenger- and freight-rail programs, and the Washington State ferry system, the nation’s largest.
The Edward Wenk Jr. Endowed Lectureship in Technology and Public Policy brings to the University distinguished practitioners in the field of Civil and Environment Engineering and Public Policy who engage the context of social, economic, political, and environmental impacts through their knowledge, analytical tools and professional experience.