KCI is pleased to announce new leadership roles in the firm’s Water/Wastewater Practice. Grace Wang, PhD, PE, BCEE, ENV SP, was promoted to practice leader overseeing design, business development and financial aspects of the Maryland-based operations, and Vice President Timothy Wolfe, PE, BCEE, has taken on the role of chief engineer, serving as a technical leader for all of the Mid-Atlantic region’s local practices.
Our Maryland-based Water/Wastewater Practice serves clients throughout the metropolitan region and is considered a technical leader in the industry, thanks in large part to the expertise, guidance and drive of Grace and Tim. These new roles will allow both to continue their career-long growth as engineers, managers and employee owners, while supporting strategic initiatives and planned expansion within the Mid-Atlantic.
Mehmet A. Boz, PhD, PE, ENV SPVice President, Environmental Discipline Manager
Grace Wang, PhD, PE, BCEE, ENV SP
With more than two decades of extensive training and practical experience, most of which with KCI, Wang’s technical focus is water/wastewater infrastructure and treatment as well as solid waste management. She has worked on many of the firm’s most complex projects, including upgrades for the Back River, Mattawoman and Patapsco wastewater treatment plants to integrate biological and enhanced nutrient removal processes. Her experience also includes closure and renovation plans for area landfills, and miles of new and improved water and sewer lines. Wang holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tsinghua University and a doctorate degree in civil and environmental engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. She is a registered professional engineer in two states in addition to being a Board Certified Environmental Engineer and an Envision Sustainability Professional. Since joining the firm in 2001, she has also been published in industry journals such as Water Science and Technology and Journal of Environmental Engineering and given numerous technical presentations at local and regional industry conferences.
Timothy Wolfe, PE, BCEE
Throughout Wolfe’s 38-year career as an environmental engineer, he has been responsible for analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment, storage, distribution and collection/conveyance infrastructure as well as solid waste facilities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. His career highlights include management and implementation of Baltimore’s Wet Weather Consent Decree, design and rehabilitation of sewer conveyance systems throughout the region, design of new clearwells for the Annapolis Water Treatment Plant, multiple improvement projects at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant, and design of numerous solid waste facilities. Wolfe received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland College Park and is a registered professional engineer in six states. In 2007, he became a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer. Wolfe has been a member of the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) board of directors for more than a decade and now serves as a WEF delegate. While serving as president for CWEA in 2015, Wolfe worked with the city of Baltimore to launch a youth career-mentoring program that introduces unemployed and underemployed local teens and young adults to the water industry.