Jessica Hou, PE, BCEE, ENV SP, is a vice president in Gannett Fleming’s Virginia Beach, Virginia, office, and has been with the firm for 20 years. Hou helps lead Gannett Fleming’s Water Business Line to provide smart water solutions to their clients, and recently helped facilitate a smart cities readiness workshop for the City of Newport News, Virginia. She holds a Master of Engineering in environmental engineering and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Old Dominion University (ODU). She is past chair of the ODU Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Council, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer in Water Supply and Wastewater, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.