A remarkable and exhilarating triumph!
The President of the
Dr. Boulos, president and chief operating officer of Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, was elected along with 66 Americans and 11 foreigners as members of the prestigious academy.
This great honor was announced on
"While I am truly honored and humbled by this great honor, it must be shared with my mentors and colleagues whose inspiration and support played a significant part in making these achievements possible," Dr. Boulos declared. "It's wonderful to know that my contributions to water infrastructure engineering — such a vital aspect of human life — are being recognized in this exceptional way," he added.
Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice or education, including where appropriate, significant contributions to 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."
Dr. Boulos, one of the world's foremost experts on water resources and navigation engineering, is the author of nine authoritative books and more than 100 technical articles on issues critical to the water and wastewater industry. Today's announcement adds to a series of national and international achievements and honors, the last of which was his election in
He also serves on the Boards of Directors of
Dr. Boulos was elected chairman of LAU Board of Trustees (BOT) in
"This is a great honor for the LAU family," declares Dr. Jabbra. "We are all delighted at Dr. Boulos' landmark achievement and we salute his innumerable contributions to the field of engineering and technology for water infrastructure. We are proud that he is the first alumnus to chair our BOT and take this opportunity on behalf of all of us to wish him continued success in all his current and future endeavors."
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