Alumni Profile

Alvaro Giron

“What helped me most was the hands-on learning. Working with teams for competitions like Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge and Seismic Design.”
Alvaro Giron
BS ’13 civil engineering

Alvaro Giron (right) onsite at at the Wilshire Grand Center.

Alvaro Giron has served as a project engineer and a cost analyst for Turner Construction, the largest general contractor in the U.S., he has helped ensure that projects like Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Kite Pharma in Santa Monica and the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles stayed within budget.

At UB, he was in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), serving as its president for one year. He was also part of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and was a Daniel Acker Scholar.