February NJSPE Update
3 PDH Webinar on February 19th!

Offering 3 PDH credits for NJ Professional Engineers and PE’s in other states that accept NJSPE accredited programs.

9AM - 12:30 PM
NJSPE Member Rate - $69
Non-Member Rate - $138

REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Zoom Webinar with moderator. Participants will be sent the webinar link several days before so they can log on and be sure they are compatible.

Questions: jlombardi@njpsi.com; 609-393-0099

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 

NJSPE deadline for 2021 Award Submissions extended to Feb. 19th
Please go to www.njspe.org for application.

NJSPE Educational Foundation Seeks Candidate(s)

Its Bylaws provide for three At-Large Directors who serve 3-year terms. One At-Large Directoris to be elected each year. The Foundation now is seeking individuals who would be willing to make such a commitment for 2021-2024.

Please provide your name and credentials no later than March 26
to Lisa Jones (ljones@njpsi.com).

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!

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

National Engineering Society Announces
New Executive Director and CEO 

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 

The NSPE Fellow Program

A national program intended to recognize deserving professional engineers who have demonstrated long term professional service at the chapter, state and national levels of NSPE.

The NSPE Board of Directors established the Fellow recognition program to honor those licensed members who have demonstrated exemplary service to the profession, the Society, and the community.

NJSPE Would Like to Welcome Its Newest Members and
Welcome Back Rejoins – Thank you for your membership!
Christopher Ayala-Bellido (Student)
Boston University
David Alan Boate PE
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Christopher M. Campion, Jr. PE 
Eastern Fire & Safety, LLC
Charles P. Cuyulis PE
Engineered Solutions Corp
Bahram Farzaneh PE      
French & Parrello Associates PA
Donald R. Finnegan PE
Fin Tek Corp
Robert Goncalves PE
Patrick Joseph Hamilton PE         
Self Employed
Patrick James Jeffery PE
T&M Associates
Jason Joines PE
ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC
Om Modi
Purdue University
Jianna Nieves (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Sonja Ommundsen PE
Stonefield Engineering & Design
Michelle Quinones (Student)
Mercer County Community College
Max Rodriguez PE
Harminder Singh PE
Richard S. Williams PE
Township of Hamilton
Alex Zingani (Student)
Drexel University

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 info@njspe.org 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

Hot nano-chisel used to create artificial bones in a Petri dish

Scientists detail a system allowing them to sculpt, in a biocompatible material, the exact structure of the bone tissue, with features smaller than the size of a single protein -- a billion times smaller than a meter.

Emerging robotics technology may lead to better buildings in less time

Emerging robotics technology may soon help construction companies and contractors create buildings in less time at higher quality and at lower costs.

Shadows help robot AI gauge human touch

The team from Cornell University installed a USB camera inside a soft, deformable robot that captures the shadow movements of hand gestures on the robot’s skin and classifies them using machine-learning software.

Engineers develop programming technology to transform 2D materials into 3D shapes

Researchers have developed a technique that programs 2D materials to transform into complex 3D shapes.

PEs Can Strengthen AV Safety Framework

As industry and government accelerate the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles, NSPE is once again standing for public safety. 

National Engineering Society Announces New Executive Director and CEO

The National Society of Professional Engineers is pleased to announce the selection of Monika Schulz, CAE, as the Society’s new executive director and chief executive officer effective February 15, 2021. Schulz has a long history in associations and a passion for the contributions they make to society, both of which align with NSPE’s future focus and direction.

NSPE Government Relations Staff Releases 2020 Advocacy Report

NSPE’s Government Relations staff has released its year-end report—By the Numbers—a semi-deep dive into how advocacy campaigns performed, which issues staff tracked and how often, and which members of Congress were most and least supportive of NSPE issues.

Fifteen Free Courses

These courses are available for free to NSPE members to conveniently view from the comfort of your home or office. Viewers may earn credits by viewing the webinars and passing a quiz. Upon successful completion of each session quiz with a passing score of 70% or higher, the quiz taker will receive an attendance certificate with the appropriate credits (PDHs) earned for that session. PDHs from the NSPE free courses are recognized by most U.S. states
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