Engineering and Technology Committee

Make a Difference - Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Engineering and Technology Committee! Details about time involvement and expectations of committee members are available in PDF format, other information about Committee mission and activities is provided below. To make a nomination: sign in to MyAPWA, then use the orange 'National Nominations' button. Deadline: March 22nd!

Committee's Mission: To support APWA's role as the recognized leader in public works by providing its members with the resources for exchanging and developing ideas, information, skills, knowledge, and technologies necessary for effectively applying sound engineering practices and modern technologies across all disciplines within the public works arena.

Engineering and technology are fundamental to public works and to almost all aspects of modern life. The resources the E&T Committee has made available through this website have three primary objectives:

  • To provide information about emerging technology, technical and society trends, and new insights into the implication of engineering practice for our communities and quality of life,
  • To support education of public works practitioners, users, and other stakeholders about the issues, techniques, and tools of public works management,
  • To inform advocacy by APWA and others for development of community values and public policy supporting wise investment and use of society’s resources for public works.

E&T also is working to support applications of technology for effective collaboration within APWA and between APWA’s members and the wider community of public works practitioners.

The Construction Inspection Subcommittee and the Underground Infrastructure Asset Technology Subcommittee assist the Committee in fulfilling its mission.

E&T and the Asset Management Task Force are also working together on solutions for asset management.

A Message from Andrew Lemer, Engineering and Technology Committee Chairman, 2016-2017
We invite you to browse and make use of APWA's engineering and technology resources, to give us your comments on what you have found to be useful or not so useful, and to suggest what we might do to address your needs.  Our members would like to hear from you!

If you would like to be involved in the work of the Engineering and Technology Committee, please contact me (alemer@nas.edu) or any of the other committee members. The Opportunities to Participate page might give you some ideas!

(Full version of Committee Chair's letter)

(Summaries of the Committee meetings)