Meet Our Emerging Leaders
Carlos Lopez, PE
Carlos Lopez is a Senior Highway Engineer with Parsons Transportation Group (PTG) in Newark, NJ. He is a licensed engineer in NJ and an alumnus of NJIT with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering. After graduating in 2011, he worked as a junior engineer for 3 years with Stantec before joining PTG. He has worked on various interchange reconstruction projects in NJ and the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project. He is currently working on the I-81 Viaduct Project in Syracuse, NY. Carlos has been actively involved with the YMG since 2013, holding the positions of NJIT Practitioner Advisor, Professional Development Chair and President-Elect. Carlos is currently serving as YMG President.
Silvia Santos, EIT
Silvia graduated in 2014 with her B.S. in civil engineering from NJIT. Currently she is working on her M.S. in structural engineering part-time at Columbia University and working full time as a Project Engineer at DeSimone Consulting Engineers. Engineering the skyscrapers of tomorrow may be her passion, but contributing to the engineering field through organizations such as ASCE are what truly leave her feeling fulfilled. After being involved in various organizations in college, she decided to continue on with ASCE YMG soon after graduation.