Kappe Medal

Stanley E. Kappe Award

The Stanley E. Kappe Award honors the man whose dedicated leadership, strong devotion, and tireless efforts contributed so much to the growth and advancement of AAEE during the period he served as its Executive Director, 1971 to 1981.

This Award is presented to the Board Certified Environmental Engineer or Board Certification Environmental Scientist who has performed extraordinary and outstanding service contributory to significant advancement of public awareness to the betterment of the total environment and other objectives to the Academy.

For the full list of eligibility criteria and information on how you can submit nominations for a worthy Environmental Engineer or Environmental Scientist, click here


Kappe Winner

2016 Stanley E. Kappe Award Recipient

Dr. Cecil Lue-Hing, P.E., BCEE

Dr. Cecil Lue-Hing is the retired Director of Research and Development for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and is currently Principal of the Environmental Engineering Consulting firm of Cecil Lue-Hing and Associates Inc., in Chicago, Illinois. He was certified DEE (now BCEE) in 1982, and has served and continues to serve the Academy in many capacities including, as Committee Member, Committee Chair, Member of the BOT, Vice-President, President Elect, and President. He has served as a Member, of the Excellence in Environmental Engineering Award, Diversity Work Group, International Relations, Membership, and Recertification Committees, and as Chair of Certification by Eminence, Awards, and Strategic Planning Committees. He currently serves as Board Chair, Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation. He is a Past-President, of the Academy; Past-President, of EWRI of The American Society of Civil Engineers; Past President of NACWA; a Founding Member, of the Research Council and former Board Member, the Water Environment Research Foundation; and former Chairman, Board of Editorial Review of Water Environment Research.

He has received many prestigious awards including ASCE's National Government Civil Engineer of the Year, the Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecturer; the Water Environment Federation's Charles Alvin Emerson Medal, the American Academy of Environmental Engineers Gordon Maskew Fair Award, WEF Fellow, Member NACWA's Hall of Fame, and was the Academy's Kappe Lecturer for 2003. He has co-authored and co-edited eight books in different areas of wastewater treatment technology including, Biosolids Management, VOC Quantification & Control at Wastewater Treatment Facilities, and Sewage Microbiology, and is a co-holder of two U.S. Patents regarding analytical procedures for certain cyanide species in water and wastewater.

Dr. Lue-Hing is a graduate of Marquette, Case Western Reserve, and Washington University in St. Louis MO., a Registered Professional Engineer, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (Diplomate) of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, Honorary Diplomate Academy of Water Resources Engineers, a Distinguished Member of ASCE, a WEF Fellow, and in 2000 was elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.


Past Winners

Year

Recipient

2015

Richard J. Pope

2014

Debra Reinhart

2013

Richard W. Corneille

2012

Stephen G. Lippy

2011

Sandra L. Tripp

2010

Michael W. Selna

2009

Stephen P. Graef

2008

Brian P. Flynn

2007

Matthew Dominy

2006

Wayne F. Echelberger, Jr.

2005

H. Lanier Hickman, Jr.

2004

Robert C. Williams

2003

DeVere W. Ryckman

2002

William C. Boyle

2001

William P. Dee

2000

Charles A. Willis

1999

Richard A. Conway

1998

Charles O. Velzy

1997

Alvin F. Meyer, Jr.

1996

Joseph F. Lagnese, Jr.

1995

Frederick G. Pohland

1994

Alan H. Vicory

1993

Peter B. Lederman

1992

Robert C. Marini

1991

William H. Busch

1990

Robert R. Perry

1989

Louis L. Guy, Jr.

1988

Howard E. Hesketh

1987

Ralph C. Graber

1986

James B. Coulter

1985

Donald L. Snow

1984

Charles F. Niles, Jr.

1983

Ralph C. Palange

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