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 2018 signature sponsor Dr. J. Darrin Holt, PE, and for his continued support of the lecture.

Gold Sponsors

Anderson Hydra Platforms
Mr. Don Kline, PE
Ellinwood + Machado
Flour Corporation
McKim & Creed
STEWART Terracon Consultants
Wetherill Engineering

Silver Sponsors

Ashland Construction
C.T. Wilson Construction Company
Dean and Cathy Penny
Kimley-Horn and Associates
Lysaght & Associates
SEA - Triangle Chapter
Simpson Engineers & Associates
Smith Gardner, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Alpha & Omega Group
Andrew Consulting Engineers
ASCE Eastern NC Branch
Balfour Beatty Construction
Brasfield & Gorrie
CALYX Engineers + Consultants
Duke University
Engineering Consulting Services (ECS)
Fluhrer Reed
Gannett Fleming
Mr. Gene W. Jones
The Haskell Company
Hazen & Sawyer
High Steel Structures
IQ Contracting, LLC
LHC Structural Engineers
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
Mead & Hunt
Pope Custom Homes
Prestress of the Carolinas
Scalene Design
Schnabel Engineering
Securitas Electronic Security
Spectra Engineering and Design
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 "Sponsor 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.

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

2018 Sponsor list updated 10-1-2018 Please Note: The sponsorship deadline to be included in our printed material is October 4th!


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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