The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has appointed Diep Tu as Florida Prestressed Concrete Association (FPCA) executive director. A licensed professional engineer in Florida, he has served as Florida Concrete & Products Association director of Engineering for more than 15 years, responsible for promoting concrete in parking lots, streets and local roads. Prior to FC&PA, Tu was rigid pavement research engineer with the Florida Department of Transportation Materials Research Office, Gainesville.
"The Board of Directors, producer, associate and professional members of FPCA are extremely pleased and excited to have Diep join our team as executive director," says Coreslab Structures (Orlando) Inc. Senior Sales Representative Lenny Salvo. "Diep's experience, knowledge and personality are extremely well suited for FPCA, where he will be leading our chapter in expanding our industry."
Tu's responsibilities with FPCA will focus on developing building and transportation market strategies, and promoting precast/ prestressed concrete construction by connecting with architects, engineers, general contractors, owners, students and professors, state, county and city agencies, plus tollway entities. He will also provide opportunities for continuing education to the industry. FCPA is one of 12 regional affiliate organizations throughout the U.S. to support PCI members at the local level. They provide continuing education, various resources, precast/prestressed design assistance and university support.