February 7, 2014

National Academy of Engineering Elects

67 Members and 11 Foreign Associates

Congratulations to Paul Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, F.ASCE for being recently elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).  Currently, Paul is president, chief operating officer, and chief technical officer, Innovyze, Broomfield, Colo. He was primarily elected for contributions to theory and practice of computational hydraulics simulation technology for water infrastructure.  He also sits on the Board of the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE).   

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 67 new members and 11 foreign associates, announced NAE President C.D. (Dan) Mote Jr. on February 6, 2014. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,250 and the number of foreign associates to 214.

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature," and to the "pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education."