Valentine Lehr, with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, Master of Science, Civil Engineering from Polytechnic University, Doctor of Humane Letters (Honorary) from Manhattan College, and is a recognized industry leader, educator, lecturer, and a published engineer. Licensed in 26 United States and territories, Mr. Lehr is also a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom and a licensed professional engineer in Australia.
Mr. Lehr is a former President of the New York Association of Consulting Engineers, a Fellow of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and Member of National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), American Water Works Association (AWWA), American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), and American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE). He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Manhattan College, and LaSalle Academy. In addition to lecturing at numerous colleges and universities, Mr. Lehr is also an adjunct professor at New York University having been on the faculty there since 1968 and a visiting professor at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia.
Mr. Lehr’s experience covers projects on six continents. Noted for innovation in high-rise construction, hotel design and Master Planning of complex projects, he is dedicated to environmentally responsive sustainable design and has led the design efforts in numerous award winning environmental projects. Mr. Lehr is also a noted keynote speaker having delivered seven keynote addresses at the Global Engineering Conference, as well as other major engineering gatherings. He is particularly noted for his insight in cutting edge technology and future directions for the Building Industry.