This world-class lecture is only made possible year after year because of our generous sponsors. We are extremely grateful for your involvement!

The Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture Series wishes to express its most sincere gratitude to our 2019 signature sponsor Dr. J. Darrin Holt, PE, and for his continued support of the lecture; and to reception sponsor WSP USA.

Gold Sponsors

Mr. Don Kline, PE
FDH Infrastructure Services
McKim & Creed
Wetherill Engineering

Silver Sponsors

Alfred Benesch & Company
Ashland Construction
Brasfield & Gorrie

CALYX Engineers, an NV5 Company
C.T. Wilson Construction Company
Dean and Cathy Penny
Ellinwood + Machado

Fluor Corporation
Kisinger Campo & Associates
Linea Laird, PE

Lysaght & Associates
Dr. Mike Wongkaew, PE, SE
Simpson Engineers & Associates
TM Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Yang Jiang, PE, SE

Bronze Sponsors

ASCE - NC Eastern Branch
Alpha & Omega Group

Clancy & Theys
Duke University
Engineering Consulting Services (ECS)
The Haskell Company
IQ Contracting, LLC
Kimley-Horn and Associates
LHC Structural Engineers
Mead & Hunt
MI Engineering, PLLC
Moffatt & Nichol

Pope Custom Homes
Scalene Design
Smith Gardner, Inc.

Timmons Group

Tower Engineering Professionals
Vaughn & Melton



Become a sponsor

Gold, Silver, and Bronze-level sponsorships are available by donating to the NC State Engineering Foundation. To become a sponsor, please choose a sponsorship level and complete your donation at the "Donate Online" button below, or by sending a check to the address below. Please note that this year, to provide greater security for online giving, credit cards can only be processed through the NC State Engineering Foundation. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extend allowed by law, a nominal amount from each level is deducted. Please see the sponsorship level details for more information

Sponsorship levels:

Sponsorship level details can be found here.

Gold ($2000 donation to NC State Engineering Foundation)
Silver ($1000 donation to NC State Engineering Foundation)
Bronze ($500 donation to NC State Engineering Foundation)
Individual donations are also accepted and greatly appreciated.

sponsor by check:

Please write a check payable to "NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc." and note in the memo "Zia Lecture Sponsorship". Mail to:

Lindsay Smith
Director of Development
Mann Hall
Campus Box 7908
Raleigh, NC 27695

2019 Sponsor list updated 8-29-2019 Please Note: The sponsorship deadline to be included in our printed material is August 19th!


If you would like further information regarding sponsorship levels, please fill out the following form, and a member of the committee will contact you.

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