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MSU to host award-winning civil engineer and transportation planner

September 20, 2017 -- MSU News Service

Michael Sanderson will discuss future transportation landscapes on Sept. 27 in the SUB Ballrooms. Photo courtesy Michael Sanderson.

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BOZEMAN - On Wednesday, Sept. 27, award-winning civil engineer and transportation planner Michael Sanderson will visit Montana State University to discuss future transportation landscapes.

The lecture will begin at 5 p.m., following a reception at 4:30 p.m., and will be held in the Strand Union Building Ballrooms B and C.

Sanderson is the president and CEO of Sanderson Stewart, an award-winning planning and design firm with employees in Montana, North Dakota, Idaho and Colorado. Sanderson Stewart was recognized in 2014 as America’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has twice been recognized by the Zweig Group as a “Best Firm to Work For” in the architecture and engineering industry.

Sanderson is a fellow at the Institute of Transportation Engineers, where he has served for nearly 20 years in elected leadership positions at all levels, including as international director. Sanderson is currently ITE’s international vice president, and he will serve as international president in 2018.

Sanderson serves on the President’s Advisory Council at MSU, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s in civil engineering. He also holds an MBA from the University of Montana and has studied executive management and leadership at the Harvard Business School. He lives in Billings.

Contact: Jerry Stephens,, 406-994-2111.