Dr. Boulos is one of the world’s foremost experts on water resources and navigation engineering and author of nine authoritative books and more than 200 technical articles on issues critical to the water and wastewater industry. He is the recipient of numerous honors from national and international scientific and engineering societies, governments, universities, and NGOs. Among them are notable technical awards for excellence in scholarship from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He also received the U.S. Ellis Island Medal of Honor, one of America’s highest accolades; the Pride of Heritage Award from the Lebanese American Foundation; and the Alumni of the Year Award by the Lebanese American University, and was inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Hall of Distinction, the highest honor the university bestows on its alumni. He was given Honorary Diplomate status by AAWRE as well as Distinguished Diplomate status in Navigation Engineering by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE), both academies’ top honors. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Diplomate (by Eminence) of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.
Dr. Boulos serves on the Board of Trustees of the Lebanese American University (New York, NY and Beirut, Lebanon) and ACOPNE; the Boards of Directors of Innovyze, MWH Global (Broomfield, CO), America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc./AMIDEAST (Washington, D.C.); and the Dean’s International Council of the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL).
Dr. Boulos received his Doctorate, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and his Bachelor degree in General Science from the Lebanese American University. He has also completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.