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Antonio A. Mireles, P.E.
|Antonio A. Mireles, P.E.|
|Industry||Private Industry & Government/Infrastructures & Transportation|
|Title||Entrepreneur, Consultant, Contractor|
|Expertise||Civil engineering, project team management and administration on major civil engineering projects of infrastructures, roads and bridges (domestic and international)|
|Major Product||Professional Civil Engineering, Land Development, Transportation, Petro-Chemical, Miscellaneous Structures, Team Management, Administration & Forensic Studies|
|Area of Distribution||National/International|
|University/Degree||B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas Western College of the University of Texas at El Paso, 1965|
|Born||May 28, 1942, Laredo, Texas|
|Honors & Awards||He has received numerous honors and awards; he was among the small Team of Diplomats and other Americans who endured the struggle to keep the American Flag flying over the Embassy in Kuwait, under the leadership of His Excellency the Ambassador W. Nathaniel Howell for over 4 months under siege and surrounded by Armed Iraqi Troops|
|Published Works||Unaffiliated appearances on Radio and Television News Media as an Ex-Hostage and a concerned American Citizen in 1990 and 1991 after his return from Kuwait; Journal of Prestressed Concrete Institute-Volume 28, No. 1 (Jan./Feb. 1983) Kuwait's Bubiyan Bridge/ A 3-D Precast Segmental Space Frame, co-authored by Dr. W. Podolny, P.E. & A.A. Mireles, P.E.|
|Affiliations||Mensa International; Registered Professional Engineer in Texas since 1969 and Florida since 1999; American Society of Civil Engineers; Associate Membership in American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee E703, Construction Practices; Construction Institute; Who's Who Historical Society, 2001-2002; International Who's Who of Public Service; In 1991, Speakers Bureau of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the aftermath of the Invasion of Kuwait; Numerous diverse volunteer activities|
|Hobbies & Sports||Family activities, travel, skiing, scuba diving, fishing, martial arts, amateur theatre, thesis films for F.S.U. Film School|
|Career Accomplishments||His many career related honors and awards include Meritorious Honor Award/Plaque and Medals from U.S. Dept of State, May 1991 and Special Commendation Plaque from U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and The American Embassy, Kuwait, July 1987|
|Work History||Prior to his current position, Mr. Mireles had many unique career experiences as a Professional Engineer throughout the U.S., Central America and the Middle East|
|Married||Married/Children and Grandchildren|
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