CBU Alum Wins Environmental Engineering Award

(Memphis)—Laura Pearson, a 1990 graduate in mechanical engineering at Christian Brothers University, has won the top environmental award in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence competition for 2006.

The award was presented for her work on the remediation of the Macalloy National Priorities List Site in Charleston, South Carolina. Pearson led a project that shortened the time frame for readying the environmentally impacted Macalloy Superfund Site for beneficial reuse and helped develop an innovative engineering design that fast-tracked the remediation of more than 170,000 tons of contaminated fill material and 2.75+ million gallons of groundwater.

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