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2021 Panel of Reviewers
Patrick Marchese, PE
Civil Engineering
Mr. Marchese has 50 years of diverse experience in planning, design, construction, and management of major Public Works’ organizations and facilities. His experience includes top executive positions in both the public and private sectors. Since retiring from active professional employment, Mr. Marchese has served in government as an elected official, and he is currently actively involved in several environmental and conservation NGO’s. Highlights of Mr. Marchese’s career include:
  • Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Director of Public Works and Development for Milwaukee County
  • Senior Vice President with two nationally ranked environmental (Foth Van Dyke and CDM) and transportation (HNTB) engineering firms
  • General Manager of Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises (OTIE), an environmental engineering and science consulting firm
  • Commissioner of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. (Representing Milwaukee County)
  • Vice Chair of the Ozaukee County Citizens Advisory Board during the preparation of Ozaukee County’s Comprehensive Plan.
  • Two terms on the Ozaukee County Board of Supervisors and Chairman of Ozaukee County’s Natural Resource Committee.
Minking K. Chyu, Ph.D.
Mechanical / Material Science
Dr. Chyu presently is Distinguished Service Professor, Leighton and Mary Orr Chair Professor, and Associate Dean for International Initiatives, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). To date Dr. Chyu has a nearly 40-year academic career, including serving on the engineering faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and Arizona State University before joining Pitt in year 2000. Dr. Chyu’s technical expertise lies in the areas of power generation and aero-propulsion technologies. To date he has performed nearly 60 research projects and consultant tasks sponsored by a number of governmental agencies and industry. Dr. Chyu is Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has published more than 350 technical articles in archive journals, books, and conference proceedings.
Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen
Chemical Engineering
Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Jack Maddox Distinguished Chair in Sustainable Energy at the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, Texas Tech University. A co-founder of Aspen Technology, Inc., he is the inventor of the industry-leading process simulation software for electrolyte systems, polymerization processes, small molecule drug solubility, CO 2 capture with chemical absorption, and molecular characterization for petroleum assays. At Texas Tech, his research covers molecular thermodynamics and process simulation for gas and liquid adsorption, membrane-based separations, high salinity produced water, e-waste and nuclear waste treatment, energetic materials, and energy storage. He holds over 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications and book chapters, and over 40 US and international patents. Dr. Chen received BS degree in chemistry from National Taiwan University and MS and ScDdegrees in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineers and American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the US National Academy of Engineering.
2020 Panel of Reviewers
Patrick Marchese, PE
Civil Engineering
Mr. Marchese has 50 years of diverse experience in planning, design, construction, and management of major Public Works’ organizations and facilities. His experience includes top executive positions in both the public and private sectors. Since retiring from active professional employment, Mr. Marchese has served in government as an elected official, and he is currently actively involved in several environmental and conservation NGO’s. Highlights of Mr. Marchese’s career include:
  • Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Director of Public Works and Development for Milwaukee County
  • Senior Vice President with two nationally ranked environmental (Foth Van Dyke and CDM) and transportation (HNTB) engineering firms
  • General Manager of Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises (OTIE), an environmental engineering and science consulting firm
  • Commissioner of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. (Representing Milwaukee County)
  • Vice Chair of the Ozaukee County Citizens Advisory Board during the preparation of Ozaukee County’s Comprehensive Plan.
  • Two terms on the Ozaukee County Board of Supervisors and Chairman of Ozaukee County’s Natural Resource Committee.
Minking K. Chyu, Ph.D.
Mechanical / Material Science
Dr. Chyu presently is Distinguished Service Professor, Leighton and Mary Orr Chair Professor, and Associate Dean for International Initiatives, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). To date Dr. Chyu has a nearly 40-year academic career, including serving on the engineering faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and Arizona State University before joining Pitt in year 2000. Dr. Chyu’s technical expertise lies in the areas of power generation and aero-propulsion technologies. To date he has performed nearly 60 research projects and consultant tasks sponsored by a number of governmental agencies and industry. Dr. Chyu is Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has published more than 350 technical articles in archive journals, books, and conference proceedings.


2019 Panel of Reviewers
Patrick Marchese, PE
Civil Engineering
Minking K. Chyu, Ph.D.
Mechanical / Material Science


2018 Panel of Reviewers
Patrick Marchese, PE
Civil Engineering
Minking K. Chyu, Ph.D.
Mechanical / Material Science


2017 Panel of Reviewers
Patrick Marchese, PE
Civil Engineering
Kwang K. Lee, Ph.D., PE
Civil Engineering
Jason C. Yu, Ph.D., PE
Civil Engineering
Jen-Kai Kung, Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering


2016 Panel of Reviewers
Dale Chlebowski, P.E.
Civil and Transportation Engineering
Darin Blang, P.E.
Civil and Construction Engineering
Joseph F. Hsu, P.E., MBA
Electrical Engineering


2015 Panel of Reviewers
Wilbert Rentmeester, P.E.
Dale Chlebowski, P.E.
Paul Vandenberg, P.E.
David DeMartino, P.E.
Joseph F. Hsu, P.E., MBA


2014 Panel of Reviewers
Wilbert Rentmeester, P.E.
Dale Chlebowski, P.E.
Edward Chen
Shiaw Ju, PhD
CT Shen, P.E.


2013 Panel of Reviewers
Wilbert Rentmeester, P.E.
Dale Chlebowski, P.E.
John Moser, P.E.
Kai Mak, P.E.

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