CERF/IIEC, a global not-for-profit organization, created by the American Society of Civil Engineers, focused on constructing an efficient and renewable future, has hiredDr. Paul B. Bleiweisas the new chief operating officer (COO). As COO, Bleiweis will oversee CERF/IIEC operations and will focus his efforts on building and managing the organization’s innovative technology programs. He brings more than 25 years of experience in business development and management, including research, development, application, and commercialization of advanced technologies.