Careers in International Development (Panel) - David Murphy (Tighe & Bond), Chris Arsenault (Boston Prof.), Erin Margolius (CDM)

Abstract: This panel discussion will focus on working internationally, and will draw on the participants life experiences to show the many different ways in which to do engineering work around the world as a career.

Moderator - Nick Fontaine

Biography - David Murphy (Tighe & Bond):

    David Murphy is a civil engineer with 24 years of senior project management experience. He has managed major infrastructure project in the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami, led an Environmental Engineering firm, and managed major and complex projects for the Commissioner's office of the Massachusetts DEP helping to manage the environmental oversight of the $14.5 Billion Big Dig, the Army Corps of Engineers(ACOE) Boston Harbor dredge project, and served as program manager for all Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) projects including wastewater treatment facilities, water supply projects, major urban developments, landfills and power plants.

Biography - Chris Arsenault (Boston Professionals):
    Chris Arsenault is an engineer in the Remediation Group at Geosyntec Consultants. Since 2007 and in parallel to his work at Geosyntec, he has led development projects in the Sudan and Kenya for the Medical Emergency Disaster International Committee (MEDIC).  He graduated from UMass Amherst with a dual B.S. in Mechanical Engineering & Economics where he assisted in the development of the EWB-UMass Amherst chapter.  

Biography - Erin Margolius (CDM):
    Erin Margolius has a BS in Mathematics from Purdue University and a MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho, and is currently Professional Civil Engineer and Project Manager for CDM.  She has worked internationally for CDM in Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Afghanistan, and Lebanon.