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Meet Kelly (Hughes) Clawson '99

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"A Solid Foundation in the Fundamentals"

Kelly (Hughes) Clawson '99 experienced summer research programs sponsored by Clarkson as a middle and high school student in upstate New York. Her interest in both engineering and Clarkson was sparked long before she became an undergraduate.

Since graduation, Kelly has worked as a geotechnical engineer and has been challenged with work on dams, landfills, tunnels, roadways and environmental site remediation projects.

In 2005, Kelly joined Froehling & Robertson, Inc. (F&R), a family-owned engineering and construction materials testing firm with over 125 years of service. She was recently named the manager of F&R's Baltimore, Maryland, branch.

"My experience at Clarkson gave me a solid foundation in the fundamentals that continues to help me to learn and grow as an engineer every day," Kelly says.