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Charles Klewin

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Year Inducted: 2003

Degree: (B.S.E., M.S. Civil Engineering '71, '74)

Bio: Mr. Klewin is founder and Chairman of KLEWIN Building Company, ranked among the top 50 construction management firms in the nation based on annual construction volume. Among his company's many noted projects are the Dodd Research and Archives Center, Storrs and the University of Connecticut Avery Point Marine Science Center, Groton. His company also is responsible for construction of the ABB Combustion Engineering building, Windsor; the Heublein Corporate Headquarters Office Relocation to Hartford; and significant portions of the Foxwoods Resort & Casino. In 1988, Mr. Klewin received the prestigious Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has actively supported the School of Engineering through various avenues, including establishment of the C.R. Klewin Civil Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award, and support of a named professorship in engineering. In 1999, Mr. Klewin was awarded the University of Connecticut Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

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