Gannett Fleming is pleased to announce that Aziz Ahmed, PE joins the company as a senior project manager, based in the Richmond, Virginia, office. As a key member of the water/wastewater practice, he is responsible for leading integrated teams to plan, design, and construct municipal facilities in the region.
With over 18 years of diversified experience in water and wastewater engineering, Ahmed is a well-respected presenter and published author on the topic of water and wastewater system planning, design and optimization. He has provided expertise to projects including the Water Efficiency Master Plan for Dayton and Montgomery County in Dayton, Ohio; the 100 million gallons per day Twin Oak Valley Water Treatment Benchmark Plant in San Diego, California; and the Water System Master and Water Resources Acquisition Plan in Phoenix, Arizona, to name a few.
“Aziz brings a wealth of knowledge in water and wastewater best practices, using modeling, asset management and planning, to the team,” said Jessica Hou, PE, BCEE, ENV SP, vice president and regional office manager for Gannett Fleming. “His track record in presenting and publishing project results at local and national conferences will elevate our firm’s presence and will help showcase our firm’s proactive management style.”
Ahmed joins the Gannett Fleming team from Phoenix, Arizona. He holds a master of science in civil engineering from Texas Tech University. He is a member of the American Water Works Association, where he served as the vice president of AWWA’s Climate Change Committee and was a contributing member in updating AWWA’s Water Resources Planning Manual M-50. He has been a contributor to the AWWA Journal on climate change and has presented topics at state and national conferences ranging from water and wastewater infrastructure planning to drinking water process and design.