William C. Clawson

a photo of Bill Clawson
  • B.S. Business Administration 1972
  • B.S. Civil Engineering 1976, MS 1978, Ph.D. 1980
  • Vice President, HNTB Corporation
  • Elected to CEAE Academy in 2021

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Bill began his 40-year career with Exxon Production Research Company in Houston designing and analyzing offshore platforms.  Returning to Kansas, he joined HNTB‘s Kansas City Bridge Department serving in numerous key positions including Bridge Group Director, Central Division Bridge Service Group Director and Central Division Operations Officer.  Bill served as HNTB’s National Bridge Quality Officer prior to his retirement. Bill was noted for providing quality consulting services to his Midwest DOT and national railroad clients, as well as his local civic activities in Leawood, KS and as a strong advocate for KU’s CEAE Department.   He continues to consult on national bridge projects.