Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Appointed to ASCE Industry Leaders Council
Broomfield, Colorado, USA, September 16, 2014
Established in 2009, the ILC engages senior leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss trends and issues in the civil engineering profession and work with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to formulate policy to help drive the civil engineering industry forward. The council serves as a strategic advisor in identifying emerging trends and developing solutions to key challenges facing the profession such as workforce development, sustainability, project delivery improvement, risk management, and infrastructure resilience.
Dr. Boulos joins a distinguished list of industry leaders on the council, including Anthony S. Bartolomeo, President and CEO of Pennoni Associates, Inc.; Gerald E. Buckwalter, Director of Strategy for Northrop Grumman Corp.; J. Richard Capka, COO of Dawson & Associates; Raymond P. Daddazio, President and CEO of Weidlinger Associates, Inc.; Nickolas M. DeNichilo, President and CEO of Hatch Mott MacDonald; Henry L. Green, President of National Institute of Building Sciences; Scott N. Heefner, Vice President for TASC; Ira Allan Levy, Executive Vice President for AECOM; Michael K. Loose, Senior Vice President for Parsons; Eugene A. Lupia, President for CH2M Hill; Michael T. McCullough, Vice President for Walt Disney Imagineering; Patrick J. Natale, Executive Director of ASCE; Terry F. Neimeyer, CEO & Chairman of the Board of KCI Technologies, Inc.; Robert Prieto, Senior Vice President of Fluor Corp.; Robert M. Scaer, President, COO and CIO of Gannett Fleming, Inc.; Laura J. Steinberg, Dean at Syracuse University; Christopher M. Stone, President of Clark Nexsen; Janice L. Tuchman, Editor-in-Chief of McGraw-Hill Construction; Virginia E. Valentine, President of Nevada Resorts Association; and Peter J. Zpif, Chief Engineer for Port Authority NYNJ.
Dr. Boulos is one of the world’s foremost experts on water resources and navigation engineering and the author of nine authoritative books and more than 200 technical articles on issues critical to the water and wastewater industry. He has received numerous honors from national and international scientific and engineering societies, governments, universities, and NGOs, including technical awards for excellence in scholarship from ASCE, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). He was recognized with the U.S. Ellis Island Medal of Honor, one of America’s highest accolades; the Pride of Heritage Award from the Lebanese American Foundation; and the Lebanese American University Alumni of the Year Award. He was also inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Hall of Distinction, the highest honor the university bestows on its alumni.
Dr. Boulos has been awarded Honorary Diplomate status by the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) as well as Distinguished Diplomate status in Navigation Engineering by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE), the top honors for both academies. He is a Fellow of ASCE, a Diplomate (by Eminence) of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES), and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the highest professional distinction accorded to an engineer.
Dr. Boulos is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Lebanese American University (New York, NY, and Beirut, Lebanon) and president/chair of AAWRE. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of ACOPNE; the Boards of Directors of Innovyze, MWH Global (Broomfield, CO) and America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc./AMIDEAST (Washington, D.C.); and the Dean’s International Council of the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL). He has been a member of advisory boards and councils for many organizations, including the Buck Advisory Council of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (Novato, CA), the USEPA Science Advisory Board, the Urban Water Resources Research Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI), and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council.
Dr. Boulos received his Doctorate, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky, along with a Bachelor’s degree in General Science from the Lebanese American University. He has also completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.