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News MWH Soft COO Boulos Joins Lebanese American University Board

MWH Soft, a leading global provider of environmental and water resources applications software, today announced that its president and chief operating officer, Dr. Paul F. Boulos, Hon.D.WRE, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut, Lebanon. He will serve on the Board’s Executive and Nominating Committees and will chair its Advancement Committee.

Dr. Boulos, who has chaired the LAU Board of International Advisors since 2006, will draw on a distinguished career and vast leadership experience in his new role. A renowned international authority on water resources engineering, he is noted for his practical and scientific expertise and his extensive experience in both academe and the corporate world. He has co-authored nine authoritative books and more than a hundred technical articles on water and wastewater engineering.

Dr. Boulos has received numerous industry honors, including awards for excellence in scholarship from national and international scientific and engineering societies and accolades from government and research organizations and NGOs. Among these acknowledgements are technical awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association and the US Environmental Protection Agency. In 2008, he was awarded Honorary Diplomate status (Hon.D.WRE) by AAWRE, the Academy’s highest honor; accepted the Lebanese American Foundation Pride of Heritage Award; and received Special US Congressional Recognition. This year, he was presented with one of America’s most prestigious awards, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, for his outstanding contributions to our communities, our nation and the world.

Dr. Boulos serves on the Board of Directors of MWH Soft, MWH Global and MWH international as well as AMIDEAST (Washington DC), the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers, and the Dean’s International Council of the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He has been a member of advisory and executive committees for many organizations, including the External Advisory Board of the Civil and Environmental Engineering School of the American University of Beirut, the US EPA Science Advisory Board and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council.

Dr. Boulos received his Doctorate, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.


About MWH Soft

MWH Soft is a leading global provider of technical and infrastructure software and professional solutions designed to meet the technological needs of utilities, government industries, and engineering organizations worldwide. Its clients include the majority of the largest North American cities and ENR top design firms. The multifaceted, state-of-the-art CAD, GIS and Internet enabled products created by MWH Soft empower thousands of engineers across the globe to competitively plan, manage, design, protect, maintain and operate highly efficient and reliable infrastructure systems. For more information, call MWH Soft at +1 626-568-6868, or visit


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Geographical coverage Lebanon
News date 28/10/2009
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