IAI - Infrastructure Advancement Institute
Infrastructure Advancement Institute is a non-profit organization established in the State of Texas. The Institute is organized to foster development in infrastructure construction, operation, and maintenance, while encouraging cooperation between public and private sectors. The Institute will strive to collaborate with other appropriate associations and agencies in considering matters of mutual interest in serving the public need as well as to educate the general public about infrastructure in United States of America.
The Institute is governed by the Board of Directors. Please click on the name below for a detail biography for each of the Directors information.
Wassim Ghannoum, UT San Antonio
Tammy Huddleston, DFW International Airport
* Executive Committee Member
For the governing document of the Institute, please click on the link to the right to download the PDF.
FAST FACTS ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE:
Each year, Americans lose more than $9 billion in productivity from flight delays (Port Authority of NY's/NJ's Flight Delay Task Force Report).
Ports need to accommodate a near doubling of cargo volumes by 2020, with some ports facing tripling or quadrupling of container volumes moving across their piers (The Chamber's Transportation Challenge: Moving the U.S. Economy study).
It is estimated that an investment of $148 billion is needed just to keep pace with economic growth and ensure that the freight railroads can carry the volume of freight forecast for 2035 (Association of American Railroads).
To cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050, the world would need to invest $45 trillion in energy, build some 1,400 nuclear power plants, and vastly expand wind power (International Energy Agency).