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Webinar Presentation Summaries

Frederick Douglass Tunnel – A New Era of Passenger Rail in America Luigi Rosa, PE, PMP, CCM | AVP, Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program | Amtrak Our first presentation will be delivered by Luigi Rosa, Assistant Vice President for the Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program at Amtrak. With over $6 billion invested
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2024 Industry Icon Award

2024 MDSPE Industry Icon Award Recipient Oscar Barton, Jr., PhD, PE Oscar Barton, Jr., PhD, PE is a Professor and Dean of the Morgan State University Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering. A native of Washington, D.C., he received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tuskegee (Institute) University, his
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MDSPE Legislative Actions

From PE licensure requirements and government reviews of proposed developments to who qualifies to install a backyard septic system, MDSPE’s Legislative Committee is following multiple issues during the 2024 session of the Maryland General Assembly.
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MDSPE Announces New Board Slate and Directors at Large

(Elkridge, MD. June 29, 2023) – The Maryland Society of Professional Engineers has elected new members of the Board and Directors at Large effective July 1.
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Andrew Brown, PE

Member Spotlight: Andrew Brown, P.E.

Andrew Brown vividly remembers watching the drama of the Apollo 13 mission unfold on a movie screen. Two days into its mission, a routine tirring of an oxygen tank ignited damaged wire insulation and triggered an explosion that vented a signifcant portion of the rocket's oxygen supply into space. The
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Member Spotlight: Bobby Giese, P.E.

As he dug into the rigors of managing his first major capital project (a four-mile, multi-million-dollar gas pipeline in Odenton), Bobby Giese, P.E. “felt like someone kicked me into the deep end of the pool.” Giese, a graduate of the University of Maryland with a mechanical engineering degree, had spent
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2023 Legislative Overview

As the 2023 session of the Maryland General Assembly got underway in January, MDSPE began working on three key pieces of legislation that would impact the licensure and working conditions of professional engineers.
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