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2021 Rising Stars in Civil Engineering – Robin Li, PE, ENV SP

2021 Rising Stars in Civil Engineering – Robin Li, PE, ENV SP

Engineer V

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)

Houston, Texas

Robin has nearly 10 years of experience designing civil and structural engineering projects.  During her career, she has designed several significant projects including the world’s largest semi-submersible central processing facility.  In 2016, she transitioned to civil infrastructure and land development, working on solutions for Buffalo Bayou erosion control and bank stabilization by designing sheet pile wall and site grading.  Since 2019, Robin has also served as a project manager for LAN, managing the firm’s Houston transportation team and responsible for staff development, client relations, and market growth in the Houston Area.


• Mykawa Road Roadway and Drainage Improvements, Deputy Project Manager and Design Lead

• Transportation Improvement, University of Houston, Deputy Project Manager

• Evaluation of Cracked Tie Plates on Bridge Carrying SR422 over the Schuylkill River

Public/Professional Service: ASCE, ACEC, The Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) secretary and treasurer, LAN Resiliency Team, Fort Bend County Hurricane Harvey Recovery Program volunteer

Education: BS in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, MS in Civil Engineering, Lehigh University

See all of the 2021 Rising Stars here.