The International Water Conference is pleased to announce the 2022 Awards, to be presented at the IWC, November 6-10, 2022 in Orlando, FL.
- 2022 IWC Award of Merit presented to Bradley Buecker, ChemTreat (retired)
- 2021 First Time Presenter Award presented to Derek Mandel for IWC 21-24 99% Recovery RO Membrane System Demo Plant Results: Cooling Tower Blowdown
- 2021 Best Overall Paper Award presented to Rich Franks for IWC 21-21: Benefits of Operating the First Membrane Systems Utilizing New Thin-Membrane Technology
- 2021 Paul C. Cohen Award presented to Mahesh Budhathoki, Ph.D. for IWC 21-25: Amine-based Filmer Chemistry for Boilers with Improved Water Solubility and Performance
Congratulations to all of these Award Recipients!
ESWP’s 39th annual International Bridge Conference was held over July 17 to the 20th at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh PA. Nearly 1,100 attendees participated in the three-day event! Attendees were able to earn up to 18 Continuing Ed credits for their Professional Engineer licensure requirements. We celebrated a “sold out” Exhibit Hall that offered extended learning opportunities! One Day 1, the Opening Keynote session was attended by over 500 attendees who heard from experts on national bridge Issues. Attendees were also able to take part in the IBC annual awards dinner, the IBC boat cruise, and a walking tour looking at the Sister Bridges of Pittsburgh. We are already looking forward to the 2023 IBC has the Call for Papers is open!
ESWP ‘Happy Hour Trivia Night’
ESWP held our “Happy Hour Trivia Night” on June 22 with more than 70 people in attendance! Great food and fun games with trivia offered by JMT’s Mallory Griffin. Thanks to our sponsors: Arcadis, Collective Efforts, and JMT. Look for more Trivia Nights this fall!
ESWP Webinar on Advanced Robotics Construction
Special thanks to Carson Carney, P.E., of Advanced Robotics Construction, Inc. for his webinar presentation today on the use of robots in the construction industry! We had a great turnout with a lot of good questions and answers for a very informative session. Next up, Thursday, June 9 is the ‘Best of the IWC’ on Zero Liquid Discharge. Look for more upcoming ESWP continuing education events to fill your continuing education needs!
Michael Baker International News
Jonathan Shimko has joined Michael Baker International’s Pittsburgh Office as Vice President and Practice Executive – Water.
In this role, Jonathan is responsible for managing the region’s water/wastewater, surface water and water quality initiatives, coordinating strategic pursuits, client engagement and facilitating the successful completion of complex programs and projects covering the entire spectrum of the water cycle. Jonathan is a member of the IWC Executive Committee.
Happy Birthday to ESWP President, Tammi Halapin!
ESWP Annual Banquet News
Congratulations to Arletta Scott Williams on receiving the 2022 William Metcalf Award!
Presented at the ESWP Annual Banquet on March 10. An audience of over 425 enjoyed the event! Congratulations Arletta!
ESWP Annual Banquet News
Final preparations are underway for the ESWP Annual Awards Banquet! Master of Ceremonies, Rick Sebak, interviewing the Metcalf Award recipient Arletta Scott Williams.
Happy Birthday ESWP!
ESWP’s articles of Incorporation were submitted on Feb 21, 1880
Congratulations to… Kimberly Kennedy, P.E., ALCOSAN
Congratulations to Kimberly Kennedy, P.E. for receiving the 2021 Civil Engineer of the Year Award as presented by the Pittsburgh Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
The award was presented at the National Engineers Week banquet held at the Engineer’s Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) on Saturday, February 19. Kim is the Director of Engineering & Construction at ALCOSAN, and a member of the ESWP Board of Directors, chairing the Publications Committee! Congratulations Kim!