Bartolomeo was selected for the award “for developing the ASCE Grand Challenge to reduce our nation’s infrastructure lifecycle costs by 50% by 2025, encouraging youth to attain 21st century skills and post-secondary education, and his ongoing commitment and leadership to community and non-profit organizations,” as stated by his award citation. In selecting Bartolomeo for this award, the Council particularly noted his deep commitment to community service.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the oldest national engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.
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