Mark holds degrees in engineering from University College, Ireland, and Imperial College, London. He is an Associate Principal, civil and structural engineer in the New York office of Arup, having joined the firm in 1989. Mark has worked in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia, in addition to conducting numerous infrastructure projects across the United States. Mark's expertise ranges from single span innovative footbridges to city-scale infrastructure design/build contracts. Past projects have included post-tensioned segmental, arch and cable stayed in addition to other more standard bridge forms. Mark has also worked on bridges in East Asia, in areas with high seismic and environmental forces. Mark is currently the Project Manager on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Interstate 287 Corridor Alternatives Analysis. He has collaborated on various aspects of infrastructure for airports, including a rail approach for the Chek Lap Kok Airport in Hong Kong, and landside and airside bridges for a number of terminals at JFK International Airport. Other notable projects include the New Cittadella Bridge, and a rail study for the San Francisco Bay Bridge. He is the author of numerous publications and a member of numerous professional organizations. Can you imagine anyone more qualified to judge a bridge modeling competition? We're excited to have Mark on our panel.
Director of Design Visualization
Kevin is the Director of Design Visualization for Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), an international transportation planning, design and construction management firm. He manages visualization production for large infrastructure projects all over the world, and has experience with a broad range of computer applications used in the design and communication of proposed projects. Kevin has managed and produced visualizations for several bridge projects including the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in California and the Columbia River Crossing between Washington and Oregon. Kevin has over 20 years of experience in design visualization, computer modeling and animation, visual analysis, and simulation. We are excited to have such an expert joining our panel of judges this year. Welcome aboard, Kevin!
Bonnie is the Principal at 3DVinci and has been writing books on SketchUp since 2002. She's been a familiar face to the SketchUp team for many years with frequent visits to our office and user conferences. Her books have garnered a loyal following, thanks to Bonnie's easy-to-follow, hands-on, tutorial approach. She holds a BS and MSE in structural engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and worked for several years in bridge design. As both a seasoned SketchUp expert and structural engineer, Bonnie is well suited for participating on this illustrious panel of judges.