Founder and CEO

    Associate Professor
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
    University of Michigan

Quotes that Inspire Me

"There are two ways to do something: the right way...and again"

-US Navy Seals


"If you want to make enemies, try to change something."

- Woodrow Wilson


"Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools."

- Napoleon Bonaparte


"Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything."

- Unknown


"Never argue with an idiot in public;a passerby won't know the difference"

- Unknown


"Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you."

- William Makepeace Thackeray


"The general root of superstition is that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other."

- Francis Bacon


"The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place."

- George Bernard Shaw


"Nothing is simple

 Nothing is what is seems to be

 Nothing stays the same

 In the fullness of time…"

- Ed Medley


"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

- Maya Angelou,


“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change”

- Charles Darwin


“A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”

- Colin Powell


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

- Albert Einstein


“Young boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older. And then before you know it, they 've grown.”

- Johnny Depp as J. M. Barrie in "Finding Neverland"


“A man who misses his opportunity and a monkey who misses his branch cannot be saved”

- Hindu proverb


“The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work”

- Herbert Victor Prochnow