James Carroll Jr., P.E.,was inducted into the Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame this past February. He established Carroll Air Systems in 1972 and built it into an innovative company championing LEED projects and workshops. He currently works as the firm's chairman and CEO. Carroll has served as a regional VP for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, and is a past president of his local ASHRAE chapter. He earned his bachelor's degree from Auburn University.
Andrés Núñez Jr., P.E., has been hired as senior traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems manager for Atkins, based in Tampa, Florida. He brings over 37 years of transportation management, planning, and engineering experience to the global design firm. He has served in both the American Society of Highway Engineers and the Florida Engineering Society.
The Arizona city of Sierra Vista has brought Scott Dooley, P.E., on board as its public works director. He began his career at his family-owned engineering business before joining the city's workforce in 1986. In the past 27 years in public works, he has gained experience in public infrastructure planning and management, budget administration, and project coordination. He had previously served as the city engineer and engineering services manager.
The City of Belton, Texas, has selected Michael Huber, P.E., as its new public works director. He most recently served in the same position for the City of Aztec, New Mexico. In that role, he managed a $9.3 million budget that went to 26 infrastructure projects including transportation, water treatment, and wastewater collection. He holds a bachelor's degree in geophysics from New Mexico Tech University and a master's in civil engineering from Colorado State University.
Bert Dawson, P.E., has been appointed to a second term on the Ohio Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors by the state's governor, John Kasich. His term will end in the fall of 2017. Dawson previously served on the board from 2005 to 2010. Also in 2005, he was named the Urban County Engineer of the Year by the National Association of County Engineers. He has worked as the engineer for Columbiana County since 1969.
Paul Bennett, P.E, has joined Exponent Inc. as a managing engineer. In the company's Boulder, Colorado, office he will investigate building-related failures and construction defects. Bennett holds a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from the University of Nevada at Reno and a master's in civil engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.