Ryan Cooper recently joined Stantec in its Anchorage office as an associate and environmental scientist, focusing on transportation, oil and gas, and hydroelectric projects in the Northwest. With more than a decade of experience working mostly in Alaska, Cooper will help expand the firm’s environmental efforts throughout the state and Pacific Northwest region.
Coffman Engineers is pleased to announce the addition of four new employees: Edward Lightwood, P.E. has joined the civil engineering department; Nicholai Smith, P.E. has rejoined the electrical engineering department; and, Ryan Gilchrist and Korey Hughes have been hired as drafters/designers.
Stephen (Steve) Denton is a professional engineer who brings over 40 years of experience in mining, consulting and construction to the AECOM team. Steve is a third-generation Alaskan, and second generation graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Mines.
AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced that it has hired Corissa Andrews to support its Alaska operations as a student intern. In this role, Corissa will provide project and administrative support to Anchorage’s 700 G Street location.
A chapter by Alex Jefferies, PE, a hydraulic engineer with PND’s Anchorage office, is included in a newly published textbook intended to help educators engage youth in discussions about the past, present, and future role of animals in science education. “Engineering a Solution for Managing Fish Waste” is the third chapter in the book, “Animals and Science Education – Ethics, Curriculum and Pedagogy,” and is one example of animals as the focus of science education. In Alex’s case, her studies led to an engineering solution that contributes to ecosystems, mitigating issues ranging from safety and pollution to odors and aesthetics.
Josh Gray and Daniel King recently obtained professional engineer (P.E.) registrations by the State of Alaska.
Coffman Engineers is pleased to announce Aaron Morse has obtained his Alaska Professional Engineering (P.E.) license in Civil Engineering.
McCool Carlson Green (MCG) announces Cara Rude, ASID, and Melissa Pribyl, ASID, have both passed the rigorous test to become the first WELL Accredited Professionals in the State of Alaska. Passing the test signifies a comprehensive understanding of the WELL Building Standard—a program dedicated to advancing the health and well-being in buildings. The exam demonstrates both designers’ mastery by testing advanced knowledge in human health and wellness in the built environment.