Robin A. Kemper, PE, LEED AP, ENV SP, F.SEI, Pres.19.ASCE | Zurich Resilience Solutions
Robin A. Kemper, PE, LEED AP, ENV SP, F.SEI, and ASCE 2019 President has over forty years of diverse and extensive structural engineering experience in design, analysis, and forensics, focused mainly on buildings. Robin currently is a Risk Engineer with Zurich Resilience Solutions. She works for both the Professional Liability and Construction Properties Risk Engineering Groups providing technical support to construction project policies, developing best practices, and investigating losses on construction projects. Robin represents Risk Engineering on Zurich North America’s sustainability team to help drive sustainability and resiliency. She has a passion for Engineering Ethics and since 2011, in her spare time Robin has given over 40 presentations to various engineering groups and classes.
Robin is a licensed Professional Engineer in six jurisdictions, and is a Fellow of the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute. She has been active in ASCE since college, was President of both the Central Jersey Branch and the New Jersey Section of ASCE, was District 1/Region 1 Director on the Society Board of Directors, and the Society President in 2019. Robin also served on the Board of Direction of Engineers Without Borders, and the Civil Engineering Industrial Advisory Board of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, her alma mater. She is currently a member of the Civil Engineering Industrial Advisory Boards for Rutgers University and the College of New Jersey.
Robin has been recognized for her service to ASCE throughout her career. Some recognitions include the 2013 William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award (a National award), and the 2015 ASCE New Jersey Section Civil Engineer of the Year.
Robin loves to travel, seaside vacations, and her family. She and Chris have been married over 40 years; they have two wonderful daughters and two great sons-in-law, and Robin loves playing with the newest members of the family, grandsons Jonah and Ari, and granddaughters Riley and Evie.