Mr. Casana is a Senior Lead Engineer with Booz Allen Hamilton and Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers. His more than 35 years’ experience includes leading infrastructure, water resources and environmental management projects for numerous Federal government and private sector clients. In a project for EPA Region 8 Headquarters in Denver he integrated LEED credits and Federal sustainability metrics in a building level environmental management system which was awarded a White House Closing the Circle Award for Sustainable Buildings. Mr. Casana is a Professional Engineer, Diplomate Water Resources Engineer and LEED AP BD&C. He holds a BS in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, MS in Hydrology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Graduate Certificate from Harvard (Business Administration) and Georgetown University (Organizational Change Management).
The emergence of hybrid infrastructure—infrastructure that integrates digital technology with physical infrastructure—will be more efficient and sustainable than the concrete roads and bridges of yesteryear. But the new technologies raise the question of whether to prioritize maintaining existing infrastructure or deploying innovative new infrastructure.