Robert Smedberg, PE

Client Sector Leader - Institutions

“At Tighe & Bond, we use technology to facilitate human interactions and support a design process that focuses on forward thinking, human-centered solutions.”

Rob is a Senior Civil Engineer with experience serving hospitals, colleges and universities, K-12 schools, and other institutions on a variety of projects including site planning and design, campus infrastructure upgrades, roadway and utility improvements, parking facilities, stormwater management, and regulatory permitting. He works closely with all project stakeholders, providing thoughtfully informed cost, constructability, maintenance, and overall life-cycle strategies to ensure optimized infrastructure investment and long-term value.

Rob has over 23 years of prior work experience in the engineering/consulting industry. During his career, he has worked with the institutional and corporate healthcare sectors across the Northeast and has been responsible for planning the strategic approach, design, and permitting for client’s large-scale civil projects.

He has been a member of several professional organizations including the Society for College and University Planning, the Center for Health Design, Urban Land Institute, New England Healthcare Engineers Society, ACE Mentor Program, and NAIOP Massachusetts.

Life Outside Work

Outside of work, Rob plays hockey and enjoys spending time riding motorcycles, working out at the gym, fly-fishing, and playing the acoustic guitar. Mostly, he enjoys spending time with his 3 children…one is a pediatric nurse at Hasbro Children’s hospital, one is a recent URI ROTC grad in the midst of 18 months of post-grad US Army Airborne Infantry training (recently returning from Romania), and one is entering her senior year of high school as an aspiring writer and biological sciences major.