Highpoints

Volume 31, No. 5 -- May 2015

Thank You, Sponsors

The Academy expresses its heartfelt thanks to these firms who supported this year's Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards Luncheon and Conference (E3S). Their support helps to advance best practices of environmental engineering and science. PDHs were earned by attending the morning and afternoon technical presentations. Sponsors include:

American Public Health Association

Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation

ARCADIS

International Water Association

Baxter & Woodman

City of Los Angeles

CDM Smith

MWH Global

C.P. Huang, Ph.D., BCEEM

RMC Water and Environment

Hampton Roads Sanitation District

SCS Engineers

Veolia Water

Excellence in Environmental Engineering Education Award, including the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology--ABET, GHD and MWH Global.

W. Wesley Eckenfelder Industrial Waste Management Medal, through the Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation -- Veolia Water.

W. Wesley Eckenfelder Graduate Research Award, through the Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation - HDR.

Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award, through the Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation -- Innovyze.

Award Presentations Available Soon. You will receive notification for free access as soon as presentations become available online.

Nominations for AAEES Representative to the ABET Board of Delegates

The AAEES Education Committee is soliciting nominations for the position of AAEES Delegate to the ABET Board of Delegates.

The ABET Board of Delegates meets twice per year (usually in or near Baltimore, MD). The ABET Board of Delegates is responsible for oversight of accreditation operations, election of the ABET Board of Directors, and representing sponsoring organizations. Delegates serve a term of three years, and may be reappointed a maximum of one time for a total of six years. The AAEES Delegate also serves on one or more of the three ABET Area Delegations that meet at the same time. The three Area Delegations to which AAEES will have representation are the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC), the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC), and the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC). Area and Board Delegates of ABET may not serve in multiple roles as Delegate, Officer, Director, or Commissioner.

Preferred qualifications for this appointment include experience as an ABET Program Evaluator and experience as a member of one of the ABET commissions, although exceptional candidates without these qualifications are also encouraged to apply. If you are interested in being considered for an appointment either as the AAEES Delegate or Alternate Delegate, or would like to nominate someone else, please forward your nomination(s) to the Chair of the AAEES Education Committee, David Chin at dchin@miami.edu. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2015.

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AAEES at NJWEA's 100th Annual Conference

AAEES's 7th Annual Workshop and Breakfast at NJWEA's 100th Annual Conference held in Atlantic City, New Jersey May 11th-12th was a huge success. Thank you David Marabello and David Vaccari for making it happen.

Environmental Engineering and Scientist Survey

Survey

AAEES is conducting a short survey on our periodical, Environmental Engineer and Scientist, to gain insight and feedback from you, our readers, on how to make this publication more compelling.

To participate, go to http://bit.ly/2015EESSurvey.

The survey will close on June 1st.

Membership Corner

Did you know you can always renew online anytime at The AAEES Center?

Click here to go to the AAEES Center.

If you have not renewed your certification by March 31st it is considered expired! Please contact Joyce Dowen at 410-266-3311.

2015 Examinations

On April 22nd, the Admissions Committee completed evaluations of more than 45 applications paving the way for examinations to be conducted during July and August. Coupled with holdovers from previous years, more than 70 examinations will be administered this summer. If you are called upon to serve on a peer review panel or as a Chief Examiner, your cooperation and assistance in this effort is greatly appreciated and you will receive 0.5 PDH credit per interview.

Staff Summer Hours

Staff summer hours begin Memorial Day Weekend. The office closes Fridays at 12:00 p.m. Normal business hours resume following Labor Day Weekend. You may leave a message for any staff person by calling 410.266.3311 and listening for the appropriate extension, or send an email by clicking here.

Subscribe to the AAEES Meetings and Events Calendar

Click here to view the AAEES Events Calendar. Bookmark it or subscribe to our calendar to have the most up-to-date events, meetings, and announcements.

2015 Who's Who and Resource Guide

The 2015 editions of Who's Who in Environmental Engineering and Science and the Environmental Engineering and Science Resource Guide are currently in production and will be available mid-June. Both publications will be made available electronically. If you wish to receive a print version, please email YMoulden@aaees.org and SPECIFICALLY request a print version of the Who's Who, a print version of the Resource Guide, or print versions of both the Who's Who and the Resource Guide by May 31st.

Have You Visited The AAEES Center? - BCEEs, BCEEMs, BCESs, Members, and Student Members

You may now renew and update your Profile records online! Additional members-only benefits include an online directory, search for other members, view updated committee and board rosters, and purchase lapel pins, certificates, and other apparel.

Non-members and guests are also able to use the AAEES Center to apply for membership, subscribe to Environmental Engineer and Scientist, register for events, and to purchase AAEES publications. Click on the Login button on the AAEES.org home page to visit the AAEES Center or click on the following link: https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/StartPage.aspx?Site=AAEES. The AAEES Center is a secure site.

AAEES on Social Media

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AAEES Activities

Elevate Your Visibility Today Through the Academy

It's easy and free to host an Academy Workshop or Seminar in your locale - If you would like to learn more, please email Workshops and Seminars Chair, Sarah Cwikla at Sarah.Cwikla@ghd.com, and copy JSOlmo@aaees.org. Be sure to give an approximate date and suggested topic (if any), possible speakers, and possible location. For three easy steps to hosting an event, click here.

June 7-10, 2015, AWWA ACE15 Conference is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Please visit AAEES at Booth #248. The Annual AAEES/AIDIS/AWWA Luncheon will be on Wednesday June 10th. Click here to register. Contact AWWA's Customer Service or call 800.926.7337 if you have registration questions. Organized by Issam Najm.

June 22-25 2015, AWMA's 108th Annual Conference & Exhibition is being held at The Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. Please visit AAEES at Booth #108. The AEESP-AAEES-A&WMA Meet and Greet Lecture Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:30-8:30am. Click here to register. Contact AWMA with any registration questions. Organized by Merlyn Hough.

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