With a distinguished career in the engineering industry, Dr. Hampton takes great pride in his accomplishments, his contributions to the profession, and his reputation for outstanding leadership. Dr. Hampton earned a civil engineering professorship at Howard University; he obtained professional engineering registrations in 18 states, and the District of Columbia, and successfully formed and continues to grow Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered, an award winning, engineering, and program and construction management firm, headquartered in Washington, DC.
Dr. Hampton has been recognized within the engineering realm for various accomplishments: the American Society of Civil Engineers honored Dr. Hampton with an Honorary Membership and three national awards. He is a former Councilor of the National Academy of Engineering; a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a Distinguished Engineering Alumnus and Old Master by Purdue University; received the Civil Engineering Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award from Purdue University and the College of Engineering’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the University of Illinois, and is a recipient of the Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award and the James Laurie Prize, both given by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Dr. Hampton has served in a leadership capacity on a number of professional organizations, including president of the ASCE National Capital’s Section; district director of the ASCE Board of Directors, and chair of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation’s Corporate Advisory Board and Professional Activities Committees. He continues to be active on a number of industry-related boards, including the American Public Transit Association Business Members Board of Governors; the National Building Museum Board of Directors; and the CEC Memorial Board.
Dr. Hampton is a Chapter Honor Member of Chi Epsilon, the national civil engineering honor society, and an Eminent Engineer member of Tau Beta Pi, the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. He has authored more than 40 papers and has received two honorary doctorate degrees for his dedication and services to the engineering profession.
Dr. Hampton earned his Ph.D. and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.