Jim Kaklamanos, E08, EG10, EG12
Jim Kaklamanos was honored by the American Society of Civil
Engineers as one of its 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering. He
also received the ASCE's 2017 ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in
Teaching Award. Kaklamanos now teaches civil engineering at
Merrimack College, where he is an assistant professor.
Leslie G. Cohen, E96
Mrs. Leslie Cohen was named to Boston Business Journal's
"40 under 40" list. She is the Senior Vice President of Development for
Samuels & Associates where she specializes in suburban retail and
mixed-use projects for the real estate development company. Currently,
Cohen is leading the development of Barry's Corner Residential and
Retail Commons in North Allston.
Ms. Gina McCarthy, EG81
President Obama named Gina McCarthy to head the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy, who earned a joint M.S. degree
in environmental health engineering and planning and policy, is
the former EPA administrator for the Office of Air and
Radiation. McCarthy was also named a recipient of Graduate
Studies' Outstanding Service Award.
Mr. Anthony D. Cortese, E68, EG72
Anthony D. Cortese received a Lifetime Achievement award from
the Environmental Protection Agency. Cortese is a
senior fellow of Second Nature, an organization based in Boston
and committed to promoting sustainability through higher
education. Cortese received another Environmental Merit Award on
behalf of Second Nature, which was nominated in the EPA's
Environmental, Community, Academia & Nonprofit category.
Dave Lattanzi, E03, EG05
Mr. Dave Lattanzi, formerly a structural engineer with Gannett Fleming, is
now an assistant professor of structural engineering at
George Mason University.
Luo Yun, E12
Ms. Luo Yun recently joined the University of Texas–Austin's structural
engineering program. She was also offered a structural engineer position with an
engineering firm called CP&Y in Austin. In CP&Y's Bridge and Special Structures
group, she has been designing a steel canopy structure, screening walls, and
containment walls for a water treatment plant in Oklahoma. "It is almost like a
super-long problem set, but I need to be more careful and check out codes and
standards all the time. I am learning a new program called STAAD as well. I just
got to their P-delta analysis part," says Luo.
Tim Nelson, E04, EG07
Mr. Tim Nelson is continuing to work as a designer for Degenkolb Engineers in
San Francisco where he's been for nearly six years. "Lately, I've been focusing
a lot of efforts on some large excavation shoring projects; one at Stanford
University and another at UC Berkeley. Also I've been taking a number of seismic
retrofit projects in Utah through construction administration. It's been pretty
varied in my first five years, which I've enjoyed very much," says Tim.
Andrew Swanton, E07
Mr. Andrew Swanton received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2012 and
works as a product manager in at Danaher, an industrial water treatment company
in Virginia. "I like my current role because I get to work on everything from
digital marketing to business development," says Andy.
Meghan Pesch, E11
Ms. Meghan Pesch is working in CB&I's procurement group, working with
engineers and project controls to buy equipment and material for several of EPC
LNG plants and offshore structures.
Richard Enander, EG'01
The Occupational Health Administration (OSHA) as part of its National
Emphasis Program to
reduce occupational exposures to lead has
included the automotive repair and painting industry sector in this effort based
on the findings of Richard
Enander's doctoral thesis "Lead
particulate and methylene chloride risks in automotive refinishing" and two
publications in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene and the
Jimmy Edgerton, E06
Mr. Jimmy Edgerton, director of jWEST Solutions in Washington, DC,
developed a project for renovating a burned-out rowhouse that won jWEST a design
and construction award from the District of Columbia Historic Preservation
Office and Office of Planning. The project, which used renewable and green
building technology, also won the annual community award from the Historic Mount
Robert Fitzpatrick Jr., E81
Mr. Robert Fitzpatrick Jr., was named special counsel at WilmerHale.
James Stern, E72, A09P
Tufts Board of Trustees Chair James Stern, E72 A09P, joined Sol
Gittleman, A85P, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor at Tufts, in
launching the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York's Westchester King
David Society university educational series.