Michael Horodniceanu, Ph.D

IDC Innovation Hub Foundation Chair in Design & Construction at NYU Tandon School of Engineering
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Dr. Horodniceanu is a Professor and the inaugural Chair of the IDC Innovation Hub, a new initiative aimed at actively engaging stakeholders across the construction industry, including government officials, developers, contractors, legal entities, unions, and consultants in formulating new approaches to the challenges facing the NY metropolitan area and the wider world. He is a transportation executive with over 40 years of academic and industry experience and over 30 years’ experience in executive management. He has managed complex mega-projects and operations, has expertise in motivating professional and unionized workforces, and has a demonstrated history of delivering on customer commitments.

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  • In order to preserve the ventilation, potentially what we need to do is raise the grades, and the level. The question is what is the level, so water can not penetrate [into the subway system]. We have to start [updating the city’s sewer system] with small steps and maintain [the systems] that we have well, and then start expanding it … we have to reimagine our drainage system, we have to improve it. We have a legacy system.

    19 October 2021
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  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering
    IDC Innovation Hub Foundation Chair in Design & Construction