Halff’s David Smith Inducted into 2023 Texas Tech CECE Academy

November 3, 2023

RICHARDSON, Texas — Halff’s David Smith, operations manager for Lubbock and Midland, was inducted into Texas Tech University’s 2023 Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Academy (CECE).

The CECE Academy recognizes and celebrates the achievements of civil, environmental and construction engineering alumni of Texas Tech.

Halff's David Smith being presented the Academy plaque by Halff employee Stephanie Griffin
Smith was presented the Academy plaque by previous TTU CECE Academy inductee and Halff employee Stephanie Griffin. 

Smith, a 2003 graduate of Tech, has spent his 20-year career with Halff and has served as a team leader, project manager and lead design engineer for various municipal and private development projects. His projects have involved major thoroughfare and street design, storm drainage design, water transmission main and distribution system design, sanitary sewer design and construction administration.

Other Halff CECE Academy inductees include Erin Atkinson (2013), Stephanie Griffin (2007), Sam Hinojosa (2018), Leigh Hollis (2021), Andrew Ickert (2012) and Dan Warfield (2021).

About the Firm

Halff is an award-winning, employee-owned, diverse and multidiscipline professional engineering firm that improves lives and communities by turning ideas into reality. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided smart solutions for clients throughout the United States. The people-first firm is committed to continuously investing in its employees and fostering a culture of collaboration.

Halff has 32 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The firm was recognized as the Texas & Louisiana Design Firm of the Year by the Engineering News-Record. Halff is ranked No. 85 in the latest Top 500 Design Firms rankings by ENR. Halff is the No. 15 Top Workplace nationally in 2023 as ranked by Energage for businesses with 1,000 to 2,499 employees.

For more information about Halff, visit halff.com.