Malcolm Pirnie associate to receive engineering innovation award

Dr. Rula A. Deeb has been named the 2008 recipient of the University of California at Berkeley's Engineering Innovation Award in the category of Outstanding Young Leader. A Senior Associate in Malcolm Pirnie's Emeryville, CA office, Dr. Deeb is being recognized for her pioneering work with water contaminants and bioremediation in improving the environment. Dr. Deeb's expertise includes water and wastewater treatment, and hazardous waste remediation with an emphasis on in-situ bioremediation...

BERKELEY, CA, Jan. 17, 2008 -- Dr. Rula A. Deeb has been named the 2008 recipient of the University of California at Berkeley's Engineering Innovation Award in the category of Outstanding Young Leader. A Senior Associate in Malcolm Pirnie's Emeryville, CA office, Dr. Deeb is being recognized for her pioneering work with water contaminants and bioremediation in improving the environment. She is the first environmental engineering graduate to receive this award.

Dr. Deeb's expertise includes water and wastewater treatment, and hazardous waste remediation with an emphasis on in-situ bioremediation. She recently managed applied research projects for the WateReuse Foundation, the Water Environment Research Foundation, the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program, the National Water Research Institute and the American Petroleum Institute. The focus of many of her projects is the environmental fate and transport of emerging water contaminants.

A resident of Walnut Creek, CA, Dr. Deeb holds a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Warren Wilson College, and both an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. She is active in the Groundwater Resources Association of California, the National Groundwater Association, the American Chemical Society, the WateReuse Association and the Water Environment Federation.

The Berkeley Engineering Innovation Awards recognize outstanding achievements by alumni in the field of engineering and technology. Previously known as the "Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards," they have been awarded by the College of Engineering since 1975.

Malcolm Pirnie Inc. provides governmental and industrial clients with comprehensive services in water and wastewater engineering, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental sciences.

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