Robert T. Berry

CE'72, PE, Charter Member

About Robert T. Berry

Bob graduated from UMR with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1972.  He also received a master’s degree in engineering management from Boston University in 1975, a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Kansas in 1979 and a doctor of engineering from KU in 1980.  He received a professional degree from UMR in 2003 and an honorary doctorate in engineering in 2005.  Bob was a four-year letterman in football while attending UMR in 1967 through 1970 and was co-captain in 1970.  He was an all-conference running back and was named to the Division II All-America team in 1970.  Bob was inducted into the Miner Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989 and again in 2010 when the 1969 football team was inducted.  After four years on active duty with the US Army in Europe, Bob spent 32 years with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, retiring in 2007 as vice president and general manager of the firm’s St. Louis office.  He is a registered professional engineer and an adjunct professor at S&T’s St. Louis campus.  He is past president of the Miner Alumni Association, a past member of the S&T Board of Trustees, past president of the Academy of Civil Engineers and currently serves on the Project 2020 steering committee.  Bob is currently chairman of the board of trustees of the St. Louis Metro Sewer District and is a volunteer for Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis.  He and his wife June are members of the OGS and contribute to the Berry Scholarship for varsity athletes majoring in civil engineering.  He and June have twin daughters and live in St. Louis.  Bob is serving the AMA as president.