December NJSPE Update
The New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE) is rolling out the 2021 year long sponsorship program.

This is great chance for your company to get in front of hundreds of Professional Engineers.
The NJSPE is offering a menu of services to help you build your brand within the professional community
The NJSPE website gets hundreds of visits per month. The NJSPE is building an online library of training courses that are frequently visited and purchased by not only NJSPE members but Professional Engineers who are interested in our various topics. The NJSPE email database is vast, with a recent list of all licensed PE’s across the state, this is great chance to let the NJSPE market your company with little effort on your part.

We’re allowing any 2021 yearlong sponsor who signs up now to have these sponsorships start immediately! This is extra marketing value for your group!

The NJSPE Awards honor individuals and firms for achievements in the practice and profession of engineering.
We are pursuing nominations of individuals for the following awards:

  • Distinguished Engineering Service Award
  • Outstanding Professional Engineer Award
  • Outstanding Young Professional Engineer/ Engineer-in-Training Award

In addition, NJSPE is accepting nominations for Professional Development Awards. These awards will recognize those entities with the best records of professional engineering employment practices.
The latest version of the NJSPE Awards Guidelines are available for download here or on the NJSPE website. We invite you to review the attached guidelines and make a submission for each award category.

All nominations must be delivered to: 
NJSPE Awards Committee 
ATTN: Laura Slomka
414 River View Plaza 
Trenton, NJ 08611-3420 

DEADLINE: Jan. 29, 2021

Society of American Military Engineers 2021 Student Scholarship

The Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who will be entering their 2nd through last year of study at a Community College, four year College or University in the 2021-2022 academic year. Priority for Scholarship awards will be citizens of the U.S., residents of NJ and/or matriculated in a university located in the New Jersey.

Scholarship applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 or higher to apply

For questions and Applications please contact:
with email subject line 2021 NJ Post SAME Scholarship.

14 engineering and architecture students from Rowan , Rutgers, Virginia Tech, and NJ Institute of Technology were awarded scholarships over the past three years.

DEADLINE: March 11, 2021

Big news from MATHCOUNTS!! 
Do you know a 6, 7 or 8th grader who loves math or possibly needs to improve his or her math skills? Maybe MATHCOUNTS is the answer. MATHCOUNTS has a free National Math Club that give students an opportunity to play fun math games in a non-competitive social environment. MATHCOUNTS also has a nationwide competition series. All of the competitions through the State level will be online for the 2020-2021 year. This and other changes will expand access to a larger group of potential participants.  
Who can register? Any type of school, of any size, can register—public, private, religious, charter, virtual or home school can register up to 15 students (up from the traditional 10 students). If a mathlete’s school is not planning to register, an individual can register as a non-school competitor. To also expand the fun, four practice competitions and an additional competition level have been added this year.  
Registered schools and non-school competitors will have access to the 4 practice competitions on October 15, November 15, December 15 and January 22.  
Chapter Competition will be from 1pm (EST) February 5 through 1pm (EST) February 6 
Chapter Invitational Competition will be held at 7pm (EST) on February 25 
State Competition will be held at 7pm (EST) on March 25 
Click here to learn more about the National Math Club 
Click here for the Official Rules and Procedures for the MATHCOUNTS Competition Series 
Click here to register for the Competition Series 

NJSPE Would Like To Welcome Its New/Reinstated Members:
Hajer Ali (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Asmaa Ali (Student)
The College of New Jersey
George Asimakis PE
The Asimakis Group
Edmund Baum  PE          
B Squared Engineering, LLC
Timothy R. Chandler (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Esther Deravil (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Andrew Filippi PE
Municipality of Princeton
Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Jr. PE
Jon Gaskill EI/EIT             
Langan Engineering
Ryan Goodall (Student)
The College of New Jersey BME
Melissa Grafer (Student)
The College of New Jersey
John E. Kurth PE               
Joseph E. Maloney PE
Township of Middletown
Frank McGuire (Student)
Sirus Miandoabi PE         
Integral Engineering Services, PLLC
Christina O'Neill (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Walter Steven Perez-Hernandez Jr. (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Joshua Adam Platsman (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Justin Angel Recio PE
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Mario Rezkalla PE
Ali Stibler (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Thomas Martin Trainor (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Michael James West Jr. PE
French & Parrello Associates
Beverly Yow (Student)
The College of New Jersey

NJSPE wants to hear about your company achievements!
Has your company made any great achievements, won awards, or been recognized for a job well done? We want to hear about it!
Submit your company achievements to to be featured on NJSPE's social media channels! Please include any relevant images, links, videos, etc.!
NJSPE has a new LinkedIn page. Give us a follow for industry updates, upcoming events, important New Jersey news, and more!
Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well!
Reduced Cost Ethics Training for Professional Engineers
To help our members meet their requirements, the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers has launched a new online ethics training for professional engineers at a reduced cost. 
This two-hour online video, presented by the NJSPE counsel Larry Powers, will provide you with the two credits required for the ethics portion of your professional engineer license. Once the video is viewed in its entirety, you will be e-mailed a certificate proving you have met this licensing requirement. READ MORE
NJSPE Member Renewals
If you have received your renewal and are paying by Purchase Order or Voucher, please send all paper work to NJSPE for a signature. You can mail it to NJSPE, 414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611 or you can fax it to 609-393-9891. Thank you for your membership!
Job Opportunities
Mechanical Engineer/Industrial Mechanic/Millwright General Manager
20,000 sq. ft. machine and fabrication shop with mobile cranes to 110 ton, heavy service truck fleet with contracts for Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants, Multi housing authority mechanical trades maintenance, welding, rigging, pump, motor and gearbox rebuilding. Must have 10 years previous hands on experience in Millwright and related trades with AS in Mechanical/Industrial/Electrical/Civil Engineering minimum or 5 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer for a similar company and BSME. Good driving record. Pr-employment drug and physical screening required. Must have clean legal record for back ground check by Mercer County Sheriffs Office.
Salary plus benefits to include 401K, Holiday, Vacation, Medical, Uniforms, etc.
Starting salary $95,000.00/year with advancement to Full Partner/Owner possible for the right person.
Contact to Apply
Gary M. Hochschild
609-396-4751 ext. 301
Electrical Test Engineer
Location: Passaic County
Primary Duties
- Test microprocessor controlled power conversion equipment
- Determine software procedural changes, tools, materials and equipment. 
- Install circuits for electrical low voltage systems. 
- Wire new equipment according to Wiring Diagrams and troubleshoot existing systems. 
- Perform miscellaneous duties as directed by Supervisor. 
- Repair electronic components using electronic test equipment and replacement parts 
- Diagnose and repair and/or replace damaged or broken wires, cables and faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, and control panels.
- Must be able to solely and safely lift and move materials weighing up to 75 pounds. 
- Knowledge of test equipment to include oscilloscope, multi-meters, digital analyzers, battery analyzers, frequency meters, and decibel meters. 
- Must be computer literate with Windows. 
- Work overtime as needed.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be willing to travel when required
- Medical Coverage
- 401K
- Vacation (2 weeks)
Contact to Apply:
Francine Van Heusen

Engineers Launch SE 2050 Commitment to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Structures

The structural system can account for as much as 62% of the embodied carbon associated with the production of an office building and 51% of a hospital or a school. Creators of the first U.S. campaign aimed at reducing embodied carbon in structural systems are issuing a call for engineers to join their crusade to help rid buildings of embodied carbon.

Smellicopter: An obstacle-avoiding drone that uses a live moth antenna to seek out smells

Smellicopter can also sense and avoid obstacles as it travels through the air. Researchers are interested in developing devices that can navigate these situations by sniffing out chemicals in the air to locate disaster survivors, gas leaks, explosives and more.

Tech makes it possible to digitally communicate through human touch

A prototype developed by Purdue University engineers would essentially let your body act as the link between your card or smartphone and the reader or scanner, making it possible for you to transmit information just by touching a surface.

MIT Mechanical Engineers Develop Solutions to Help Slow and Stop the Spread of COVID-19

While MIT’s dorms and classrooms became unnervingly quiet, there was a thrum of activity among faculty and researchers. Research teams across the Institute quickly swung into action, hatching plans and developing technologies to slow or stop the spread of the virus. These teams were among the only people allowed on campus this spring to work on Covid-19 related research.  

National Engineering Society Welcomes New Senior Director for Ethics and Professional Practice

The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) recently welcomed Rebecca Bowman as the new Senior Director, Ethics and Professional Practice. In this role, Bowman will be responsible for serving as the subject matter expert on engineering ethics, providing ethics counsel to members in need of guidance and providing management, policy direction, and guidance on ethics in all internal and external operations of the organization. 

1st solar road in the US comes online in Georgia

A solar road is one embedded with solar panels, tough enough to be driven over, to catch the sun's rays and turn it into usable electricity. These panels come from a French company called Wattway, which is testing solar roads around the world. 

US storage deployments shatter record in Q3, with 7.5 GW projected by 2025

A record-breaking 476 MW of storage resources were deployed in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2020 — a 240% increase over the previous record, which was set in the previous quarter — a December report from Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) found. 

Boston Dynamics dog robot 'Spot' learns new tricks on BP oil rig

Boston Dynamics' dog-like robot "Spot" is learning new tricks. Working on an oil rig operated by BP nearly 190 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, the company is programming Spot to read gauges, look for corrosion, map out the facility and even sniff out methane on its Mad Dog rig.
Joseph A. Mancini, PE
Robert V. Kiser, PE
William Delisky, PE
Erica Vigliorolo, EIT
Tejal Patel, PE
Jeffrey Laux, PE
Brian Van Nortwick, PE
Mark Shourds, PE, F.NSPE
Lawrence Powers, Esq.
Joe Simonetta, CAE
Past President
Vice President
NJSPE Director at Large
NSPE Delegate
Executive Director