The NYSSPE Westchester/Putnam chapter held their monthly PDH meeting last week at the Pleasantville Country Club. The topic was the reconstruction of I-287 Exit 8E, which was previously awarded the chapter’s project of the year award. Rebecca Novak, PE and Bernie Kalus, PE, PTOE of WSP presented the learning session. The project was a NYSDOT funded project. [Read more…]
The New York State Society of Professional Engineers held their annual conference in Lake Placid, NY this year. The above video is a slideshow has been created, highlighting all of the major events at the conference, including the Opening Reception, Lunch with Assemblyman Santabarbara, Learning Sessions, an Olympic Center Tour, and finally an Awards Banquet. Look out for former NYSSPE Presidents, various members of the NYSSPE Executive Committee, the NYSSPE Executive Director & Staff, and many more.
At the recent New York State Society of Professional Engineers annual conference in Lake Placid, Timothy Lynch, PE was awarded the NYSSPE 2013 Government Engineer of the Year award, which recognizes a professional engineer who is employed in the public sector.
Mr. Lynch is the executive director for the New York City Department of Buildings Forensic Engineering Unit. He is a New York licensed professional engineer with over twenty-five years of structural engineering experience. Appointed executive director of the Forensic Engineering Unit in 2009, Mr. Lynch was formerly chief engineer of the newly chartered Excavation Unit. With almost one million buildings in New York City, in his capacity as director of the Forensic Engineering Unit, he oversees a team of specialists, all principal engineers, who respond to structural collapses, major fires, construction accidents involving serious injuries and property damage. [Read more…]