Sam Singer and Vijay Veluchamy Honored on Behalf of ASCE Met Sectionby: Nicole Veenstra
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recognized the ASCE Metropolitan Section with the Outstanding Section and Branch Award (Large Sections and Branches) for achievements during the 2022-2023 year. Since 1993, this annual award has honored select sections and branches for their excellence in programming, communication, mentorship, community service, advancement of DEI efforts, and more.
As leaders of the Met Section during 2022-2023, Sam Singer, Chapter President, and Vijay Veluchamy, Younger Member Forum (YMF) President, were specifically acknowledged.
Singer and Veluchamy both play an integral role in Langan’s New York City geotechnical practice. Singer is a Senior Project Manager with over 15 years of experience providing services for public and private projects, ranging from small additions to billion-dollar developments. He confidently manages projects from design through construction, leading the geotechnical consulting, fieldwork, and coordination with Langan’s integrated services. Veluchamy is a Senior Project Engineer with 11 years of experience working on complex projects in urban environments throughout New York City and around the world. His expertise includes the design of shallow and deep foundations, earth structures, and support of excavation.
The ASCE Met Section serves members in New York City, Long Island, and Lower Hudson Valley. With over 5,000 members, it is one of the largest and most active ASCE sections in the United States. The YMF specifically caters to members aged 35 and younger, providing future leaders the opportunity to develop professionally through a mix of technical presentations, community service, student outreach, and networking events.
Award winners were honored at the Regions 1, 2, 4, & 5 Multi-Region Leadership Conference on Friday, January 26.