Oct. 13, 2015
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Reston, Va.– Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, was recently named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The Society’s highest accolade, to date only 659 of ASCE’s worldwide members have been elected to receive this honor since ASCE’s founding in 1852.
Boulos was recognized for being a global expert in the theory and practice of computational hydraulics simulation technology for water and wastewater infrastructure. He received the award at the ASCE Annual Convention in New York, N.Y., Oct. 11-14, 2015.
As founder, director, president, COO and chief technical officer of Innovyze, Boulos leads a team in delivering advanced, powerful and easy-to-use tools to water and wastewater engineering and management professionals. His programs have revolutionized the water infrastructure field and have now become an industry standard. They are being used in more than 8,000 cities and utilities in 60 countries and more than 1,000 engineering firms.
Boulos has also made contributions to the profession through his various leadership positions, including serving as president of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) and on the board of trustees of the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE). His dedication to scholarship is evident in his involvement with the board of trustees of the Lebanese American University and America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST) as well as his own written works which have been critical to the water and wastewater industry.
His accomplishments have earned him awards for excellence from ASCE, The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), along with prestigious alumni awards from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering and the Lebanese American University.
Boulos holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree as well as a Ph.D in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in general science from the Lebanese American University and an executive MBA from Harvard Business School.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 146,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE’s 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, graded America’s cumulative GPA for infrastructure at a D+. The Report Card app for Apple and Android devices includes videos, interactive maps and infographics that tell the story behind the grades, as well as key facts for all 50 states. For more information, visit www.asce
Watch Dr. Paul Boulos Election to the Grade of ASCE Distinguished Member, the Society’s highest honor. http://www.innovyze.com/news/videos/boulosace/