The Professional Issues Committee of APSE is working on a base statement that highlights the importance and impact of pavement engineering. The case statement includes economic, engineering, societal and scientific aspects of pavement engineering. This committee is also working on a demand survey to assess the needs of the industry in terms of demand for pavement engineers in the various levels/sectors of the profession as well as potential licensing and certification for pavement engineers.
Task Force 1: Conduct a demand survey to estimate the demand for pavement engineers among different organizations.
This task force will conduct a demand survey for pavement engineers in different parts of the world. The task force may use surveys, interviews with local business entities, interviews with professional organizations, a combination of these or other means to assess the demand for pavement engineers at different levels of education.
Task lead: Luis G. Loria-Salazar (University of Costa Rica)