Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2015
Paul Dreyer, of Falmouth, Massachusetts, received the Alumni Achievement Award from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on May 16, 2015.
Dreyer is a professional engineer and board-certified environmental engineer with more than 40 years of experience in planning and implementing infrastructure programs in the United States, South Caucasus, Central Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim countries. He has served from project manager to regional manager for several international environmental consulting firms as liaison to many international funding agencies, local governmental agencies, engineering firms and consultants. Some of his projects for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have included the coordination of the U.S. Aral Sea Program in the five Central Asian republics and the development of a regional transboundary program in the three countries of the South Caucasus. On another project, he was responsible for the design of a major remediation program in the desert and coastal areas of eastern Saudi Arabia.
Previously, as chair of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) International Affairs Committee, Dreyer coordinated the international activities, promoted participation in the global water community, and stimulated participation of international members and organizations. He currently is an elected member of the Falmouth Planning Board and Town Meeting Member, and has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from NJIT in 1964.
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One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to Payscale.com.