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2007 Young Engineer of the Year: Jeremy Colello, PE

Jeremy Colello, P.E., Pennoni Associates Inc. and Keith Yamatani, P.E., Washington Group International share the prestigious Young Engineer of the Year award.

Mr. Colello has been in the civil engineering field for eight years and holds a Professional License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland.  Mr. Colello is a member of both the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE).  He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University in 1997 and a Masters of Science Degree in Hydrosystems Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 1998.  Currently, Mr. Colello is a Project Engineer and Highway Group Manager at Pennoni Associates Inc.

Mr. Colello has been involved in project management and preliminary and final drainage design of transportation projects in Southeastern Pennsylvania and across the country (Arizona, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia).  Mr. Colello specializes in roadway drainage design, erosion and sediment control, storm water management, river hydraulics, bridge scour, and NPDES permitting.

Mr. Colello currently serves as Director for ASCE’s Philadelphia Section, is a Corresponding Member to ASCE’s Committee on Younger Members, and is immediate Past-President of the Younger Member Forum.  An active member of ASCE’s Environmental and Water Resources Institute, Mr. Colello currently serves as the Chair of Environmental and Water Resources Technical Group in ASCE’s Philadelphia Section.  Previously, Mr. Colello served on ASCE’s National Urban Stream Restoration Committee and as a technical reviewer for PA DEP’s Storm Water Management Best Management Practices Manual.  In addition, Mr. Colello has co-authored and presented technical papers at several conferences and in several technical journals.