Michael Veegh is a licensed Professional Engineer, born 1961 in Austria. He grew up in Switzerland and later South Africa, where he attended the Deutsche Schule Johannesburg. In 1983 he graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a BSc (Eng) Civil degree and went to work as a structural design engineer. In 1985 he relocated to San Jose, California and started to work on long span bridges. In 1993, he finished an MBA at the University of Rhode Island.
He is the founder and president of Construction Technologies & Engineering, Inc., a firm specializing in structural and construction engineering, with an emphasis on long span bridges.
At heart, he is an engineer, designer, builder, inventor, problem solver, history buff and writer. He is married to Jean, has two boys and lives in Rhode Island, in a house he designed and contracted himself. When he can find the time, he likes to run, swim, play soccer and ski.
"Your talents are God's gift to you. What you do with them is your gift to God".
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Converting Graduates into Engineers
By Michael Veegh
Published: December 23, 2012.
Guidance and real answers for students contemplating a career in engineering and for recent graduates wanting some help in their quest to become Professional Engineers. Based on the author's personal experiences, starting in high school, through university and 30 years thereafter, while working as a civil and structural engineer first in South Africa and then in the United States of America.
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