PSPE President’s Message

I’m fond of telling my students that engineers change the world, hopefully for the better. To change it we need to know how the world really works and how to manipulate it to solve our problems.

Engineers Week 2015 – Let the Celebration Begin

February 22-28, 2015

Risky Business – Not Recognizing Conflicts

Last year, I picked up a case from a colleague, when it got to be more than he could handle. To save money, the property owner obtained an expert report from a family relative (who was nominally qualified). That report was used as the basis for the original complaint. By the time the case was transferred to me, we were scheduling a trial. When I called to review the expert report with that family relative/expert, he advised me that he never had any intention of appearing to testify and, in fact, would not make himself available for the trial…

Report of the 2015 – 16 PSPE Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is pleased to present the slate of nominees for state office.

Call for Award Nominations 2015

PSPE (and NSPE) annually recognize performance and accomplishments of chapters, individuals, projects, and other professional organizations whose efforts have enhanced the integrity or our professional engineering society or the stature of our engineering profession.

Barry Isett & Associates Receives Award for Ethical Conduct

Long-time PSPE advocate receives award award celebrating a company in Eastern Pennsylvania that demonstrates responsible corporate conduct in terms of legal compliance, corporate and individual accountability, commitment to stakeholders and social responsibility.

Stormwater – Where Does It Go

Solving stormwater problems in municipalities across the country, and in particular older cities with combined stormwater and sanitary sewers, requires a new way of thinking.