New Award Recognizes Outstanding Innovation in Environmental Engineering and Technology
Denver, Colorado USA, June 28, 2019 – Digital Water Works, a leading global innovator of digital twin solutions for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) and the Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation (EESF) have established the Paul F. Boulos Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award for innovation in environmental engineering and technology.
This prestigious award will be presented annually to a stellar M.S. or Ph.D. student graduating from a university or college with an accredited environmental engineering or environmental science program who demonstrates excellence in the pursuit of research in or application of computational hydraulics and/or hydrology. It consists of cash honoraria for the student and the major faculty advisor as well as a travel allotment to the student recipient to attend the AAEES Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards Luncheon. AAEES and EESF will administer the entire process, from candidate search to awards presentation.
“We are extremely pleased to create this important award named for a leading industry innovator,” said Cecil Lue-Hing, D.Sc., P.E., DEE, Hon.D.WRE, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE, EESF President and former AAEES President. “It is the premier award recognizing exceptional research work in the vital field of computational hydraulics and hydrology.”
A highly respected innovator in the environmental engineering industry, Dr. Boulos is widely known for his significant contributions to the theory and practice of computational hydraulics simulation technology for water infrastructure. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a distinguished member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
“I am deeply honored and humbled to have such an auspicious award named after me,” noted Boulos. “It offers a great opportunity to recognize and support outstanding academic performance and advance our noble profession. I very much look forward to meeting the next crop of graduate students and helping them move toward rewarding careers in the vanguard field of environmental applications of new technologies.”
About Digital Water Works
Digital Water Works is a new breed of engineering technology solutions provider dedicated to innovating exclusively for the global water and wastewater industry. The company strategically combines the power of cloud computing, AI, IoT sensors, pervasive engineering simulation, GIS, enterprise asset management and advanced analytics to seamlessly build and implement comprehensive, reliable digital twin solutions for smarter, more sustainable and resilient wet infrastructure. The result is real-time, actionable insights that empower water and wastewater utilities to optimize and transform their businesses and keep their infrastructures operating well into the future at the lowest life-cycle cost. Founded in 2018 by Dr. Paul F. Boulos, the Denver-based company is supported by a Board of Directors and an Advisory Board of leading technology, management and engineering experts serving the water industry. For more information, visit www.digital-ww.com or connect with Digital Water Works on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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