Parsons’ Homsi Inducted into National Academy of Construction
Parsons is pleased to announce that Elie Homsi, Senior Vice President and Parsons Fellows Board Member, has been inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) class of 2018. In selecting Mr. Homsi, NAC noted his accomplishments as an innovator, inventor, and inspirational leader known for developing unique solutions in construction means and methods.
“Elie Homsi has made numerous contributions to the development of complex construction technologies,” said Wayne Crew, General Secretary of NAC. “His achievements bring added expertise to the academy.”
“Elie provides constructability, construction engineering, and means and methods leadership across the corporation,” said Donald Graul, President, Parsons Construction. “We’re proud to see his industry contributions recognized by NAC.”
During Mr. Homsi’s 35-year career, he has supervised many large scale, high-tech transportation projects in the Americas, the Middle East, and Asia. He is known as one of North America’s most outstanding bridge constructors, and his innovative solutions have earned many awards and resulted in several U.S. and international patents. He is chairman emeritus of Bridges to Prosperity, a nonprofit that builds footbridges across impassable rivers so that isolated communities worldwide have access to healthcare, education, and economic opportunities.
In 2008, ENR recognized Mr. Homsi as a Top 25 Newsmaker. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree in applied science, math, physics, and chemistry from Lebanese American University. He is a Distinguished Alumnus of UT Austin, and is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his innovative bridge and design work.