By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA

Former ARTBA chairman Matt Cummings, above, president and CEO of T.Y. Lin International Group, Oct. 12 received the 2019 John I. Parcel-Leif J. Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Cummings was recognized “for his definitive contribution to the field of civil engineering management evidenced by exemplary character, professional integrity, and national reputation.” The award dates to 1976.

In a release on the T.Y. Lin website, the 30-year industry leader said he views the engineering profession “as an immense privilege as well as a great responsibility.”

Cummings was ARTBA’s 2017 chairman. He is on the ARTBA Foundation’s Board of Trustees.