Submitted by: Steve De Witte
Name: Abbie Jones, PE, PLS
Place of Work: Abbie Jones Consulting
Degree: BS Civil Engineering from Tennessee Tech, Cookeville, TN and additional coursework at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA.
Place of Birth: Murfreesboro, TN
Family: husband, Dr. Seth Jones, professor of Biology at UK
What are your technical interests?: the fieldwork heavy parts of the civil engineering profession. I love helping with the early stages-traffic counts and land surveys, followed by parts of the design, and helping with construction admin/layout/asbuilts to see projects completed.
What are your hobbies?: gardening, hiking, reading historical/biographies
Where is your ideal vacation spot?: out of cell phone range in the quiet mountains of a foreign country.
TV Show: Taste of History (They cook over a fire in historic locations, using historic recipes.)
Song: anything Ella Fitzgerald
Five Quick Questions:
A. Coke or Pepsi: Coke. It paid for my husband's PHD at Emory (founded by brother of Coke founder).
B. Dogs or Cats: Cats! Especially those that live at Rupp.
C. Facebook or Twitter: Facebook.
D. iPhone or Android: iphone (and our business uses mac!)
E. Cats or Cards: Cats! We are on the Rupp reno team and would love to see it happen!