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Ron Klemencic presents keynote lecture at Purdue

Ron Klemencic
On Thursday, Sept. 21, Purdue Distinguished Engineering Alum Ron Klemencic (BSCE '85) shared his insights into the magic which has fueled his career.

On Thursday, Sept. 21, Purdue Distinguished Engineering Alum Ron Klemencic (BSCE '85) shared his insights into the magic which has fueled his career.

Ron is the Chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates and has been the structural engineer-in-charge for more than 175 buildings over 27-stories high in 19 countries. His firm has completed projects in 47 states and 54 countries with an aggregate construction cost of $99 billion.

Additionally, Ron served as Chairman of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat for five years and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Charles Pankow Foundation, the most influential research funding organization supporting building construction in the United States.

His presentation — entitled The Secret to Everything — is intended to inspire, motivate and cause the audience to look at the world a bit differently. The entire presentation is available to view on the Lyles School's YouTube channel.