American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Member since 1997 

Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) - Member since 2004

American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientist (AAEES) - Member since 2002

Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering (1996) – Colorado, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, USA; Licensure is issued through 16-hours of technical examination plus 1 hour examination on Federal and State Laws governing the practice of engineering.  All candidates for Professional Engineering are required to have 4 years of professional work experience under an experienced Professional Engineer before they can be licensed as a Professional Engineer. 

Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) (1992) – Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Illinois and Wyoming, USA 

Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE, 2002) – American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists; Certification issued upon completion of 3-hour technical examination and 1-hour oral examination. Candidates much pass both examinations. All candidates for certification as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer are required to have 4 years of professional work experience beyond attainment of licensure as a Professional Engineer; therefore, all new BCEEs must have a minimum total of 8 years of work experienced in their discipline. 

OSHA HAZWOPER operator and supervisor level training certification (since 1987)

MSHA Surface Mining and Underground Certification (since 2012)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Member


Rock Mechanics, Rock Slope Engineering, Underground Construction, Mineral Resources, Groundwater Engineering, Health and Safety Issues

CSM Freshman Seminar

Engineering Mechanics

Rock Mechanics and Lab

Introduction to Mining Operations

Introduction to Mining Geology

Technical Communications in Mining

Groundwater II

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology and Lab

Geology for Engineers (Civil Program)

Henry Dewitt Smith Scholarship - Sole Recipient for the 2005-2006 academic year by the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), Littleton,
Colorado, USA. 
Henry Dewitt Smith was a Yale graduate who had a successful career in the mining industry for over 40 years.  The Scholarship was established in 1967 after his death. In 2018, it is still awarded to promising professionals who will work in the mining industry. 

ABET EAC Program Evaluator (also known as an ABET Expert) Since 2005 – in five (5) disciplines including Mining, Civil, Geological, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Personally, I will have conducted eleven (11) ABET visits as of the end of 2017, both nationally (i.e., USA) and internationally for SME and AAEES. ABET was formerly referred to as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology; it was established in 1932 in the USA. EAC refers to the Engineering Accreditation Commission within ABET.

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