By Peter Murphy
Published January 14, 2019
Kerem Gulec, who earned both his MS and PhD from the University at Buffalo was named one of Engineering News Record California’s Top Young Professionals in 2019.
ENR California recognized 20 individuals under the age of 40 in the state who have “shown extraordinary leadership and service throughout their career,” according to the publication’s website.
Gulec joined UB in 2003 as an MS student enrolled in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. He completed his master’s in civil engineering in 2005, and remained with the Department to complete his PhD four years later in 2009.
In addition to earning both his MS and PhD from UB, Gulec also worked as a research and teaching assistant in the Department from 2003 to 2009. Upon graduating UB, Gulec worked with Thornton Tomasetti, an engineering design, investigation and analysis firm with offices in over 50 countries. Gulec is Vice President of Thornton Tomasetti and works out of the firm’s Los Angela’s, California office. Gulec’s advisor and SUNY Distinguished Professor Andrew Whittaker was delighted to hear the news.
ENR California will profile Gulec is its February 2019 issue.
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