Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Testing Engineers & Consultants Inc., in Troy. In an engineering career that spans 50 years, Banicki was directly involved in the construction of a multitude of Michigan landmarks, including Ford Auditorium, the Detroit Renaissance Center, and the People Mover. In 1966, he and his wife, Katherine, founded Testing Engineers & Consultants (TEC), which provides environmental and geotechnical services as well as indoor air quality services, construction materials testing, and building and infrastructure services. Banicki has been active in such organizations as the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) and the National Society of Professional Engineers since 1959; he is past president and recipient of the 1979 MSPE Engineer of the Year Award and is an elected fellow. He is a long-time member, past board member, and chairman of the Construction Activities Committee, as well as an elected fellow with the Engineering Society of Detroit. He is past president of the Construction Specifications Institute and past secretary/treasurer of the American Concrete Institute (Michigan Section). After serving as a pilot in World War II, Banicki attended Wayne State University, where he was inducted into the Engineering Hall of Fame.