Linda Figg, President and CEO of Figg Engineering Group (FIGG), is delivering this years Vecellio Lecture, held annually at Virginia Tech. FIGG is a family of companies that specializes in creating world-class, award-winning bridges.
Ms. Figg serves on the Board of Directors of the Construction Industry Round Table and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, as well as the American Segmental Bridge Institute.
The lecture series is sponsored by an endowment from the Vecellio Family Foundation and individual family members in support of the Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program in Virginia Techs Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Several Vecellios have graduated from Virginia Tech, including the late Leo Vecellio, Sr. (class of 1938), Leo Vecellio, Jr. (1968) and Michael Vecellio (2001).
In addition to the lecture series, the Vecellio endowment supports scholarships, fellowships and a full professorship at the school.