We are pleased to announce the addition of concrete expert, Mary Vancura, PhD, PE as a Principal Engineer in the Building Technology group. Mary has been in the Civil Engineering field for 17 years and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in construction materials testing, and experience on design-build projects. She is a PE in 20 states and is active in the Minnesota Concrete Council, American Concrete Institute, and the Transportation Research Board.
Mary will use her diverse background in civil, environmental, structural, pavement, and construction engineering to support endeavors with the building technology, concrete, and construction groups. In her role, she will promote smart sustainability of concrete use in construction through performance specifications, attention to concrete service life, and education on utilization of the newest technologies to reduce Portland cement content in concrete mixtures.
Mary will be an integral member of growing the Building Technology department by planning for the expansion of services, mentoring current staff, and growing the team. She also has a love for working with her clients, and she will continue to develop and maintain client relationships as part of her role.
We are excited to have Mary on board!