Wed, 06/13/2012 - 09:43
HMM’s George Nowak, Deputy Practice Leader—Airports & Aviation, was awarded the 2012 Engineering Medal for Engineering Excellence. Awarded by Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, the Engineering Medal recognizes “overall excellence in the practice of engineering, where the innovative application of engineering knowledge and principles has solved a unique problem, led to advanced products, or produced above-average results.”
A Senior Airport Engineer and Project Manager, George has more than 39 years of airport experience in pavement engineering, airport planning, design and construction supervision, and infrastructure assessment. He has worked on airport projects in every province and territory in Canada, and in 26 locations abroad, including Ecuador, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, Uruguay, and the Philippines. George also maintains active memberships in several professional societies, including The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and represents the consulting industry as Vice Chair of Canadian Airfield Pavement Technical Group.
George will accept the prestigious award at the Ontario Professional Engineers Awards Gala, held in Toronto, ON in November 2012. For more information about the Ontario Professional Engineers Awards, visit http://www.peo.on.ca/.