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Welcome to PSPE
Philadelphia Chapter
Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers

Philadelphia Chapter is dedicated to serving all licensed professional engineers and our promotion of the publics health, safety and welfare.

We provide courses at our meetings and elsewhere to assist member and non-members to keep current in a variety of fields and meet requirements for the mandated 24 PDH credits required by the State. We work to have our courses also accepted by other states including New York.

We assist professional engineers to network with others of their specialty and across specialties. We discuss and debate topics of interest to engineers forwarding our unified or diverse findings to the State organization to share with our Legislators.

We are the leaders of several programs designed to encourage and prepare our youngest citizens to consider a career in engineering. We are a resource to assist young Engineers in Training to apply for, study for, and become licensed Professional Engineers.

We are PSPE Philadelphia.
Come join us to further your profession
and further your career.

BANQUET Hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter
Saturday - February 27, 2021

BANQUET Hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter

Saturday - February 22, 2020 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Chart House Restaurant
555 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19147
((215) 625-8383 - Free Parking

Recognize, Promote and Celebrate
the Role Engineers fill in the Greater Philadelphia Area

90 Minute Reception before dinner is served
(with Hot Butlered Hors d ’Oeuvres and Cash Bar)
then a Full Course Dinner
and an after dinner Dessert Reception

- Program and Presentations -
Presentation of Outstanding Engineering Achievement Awards
Presentation of MathCounts and STEM Awards

Keynote by Richard Paleski, National Engineer CBS
on "Projects Become Obsolete - Not Engineers"

Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award
Presented to Jerry 'Dutch' Forstater, PE, PSP, CET

A fun time had by all

Outstanding Engineering Achievement Program
Top regional projects judged by
Presidents of regional chapters

Winners for 2019:
Outstanding: Professional Systems Engineering
Pennsylvania Capitol Police Integrated Command Center
Notable: Maida Engineering
Sky Diving Wind Tunnel Power and Drive System
Honorable: Pennoni Associates
Edge Hill Road/Tvson Avenue Improvement Project

Click projects above for PDFs of presentations


Get Your Continuing Education Credits NOW

PSPE Philadelphia is providing
ONLINE Credits
for only $5/PDH

Visit our Online PDH Delivery System Now
Click HERE

PSPE Philadelphia honors
the students, teachers, mentors, and volunteers of
Future City Philadelphia .
To volunteer your time please visit
To become a program sponsor please visit

PSPE Radio Messages
Look for PE credentials - Click HERE
Can you live without Engineers? - Click HERE
Engineers make our lives better - Click HERE
As played on KYW 1060 Radio

CLICK for CBS3 Photo Op for Engineers' Week

CLICK to visit our Linked-In Group

Chapter STEM Recognition at CBS3 2017

Vision, Mission, Values, Goals

PSPE is the recognized voice and advocate of licensed Professional Engineers.

PSPE-PC, in partnership with national and State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs). Through education, licensure advocacy, leadership training, multi-disciplinary networking, and outreach, PSPE-PC enhances the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering.

1. Protection of the public welfare above all other considerations
2. Ethical and competent practice of engineering
3. Innovation through the creative application of math, science and engineering
4. The PE license as the highest standard of professionalism in engineering.
5. Continuous learning for professional growth
6. Growth in the number of licensed Professional Engineers
7. Teamwork, unity and fellowship of all PEs across all disciplines
8. Commitment to the future of the licensed Professional Engineer

1. Foster Chapter-State-National partnerships to seamlessly deliver a core level of service to every member.
2. Deliver value to our members that enhances their competence and ability to practice as a Professional Engineer.
3. Increase membership to serve and represent the collective interests of all licensed Professional Engineers and Engineer



2020-21 Chapter Program
The Pennsylvania Society
of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter

Monthly Meeting and Courses
February 4th 2021
Online Presentation 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The ZOOM address for attending the course will be sent to the
registered attendee at the email address you provide to Paypal
Certificates will be sent to the registered attendee after the
attendee completes and returns the course evaluation form and
properly answering participation questions. These are asked and
answered by the presenter at various times during the course.
The course slides will "not" include the participation questions.
Questions may be True/false or multiple choice.
For more information click HERE.
Combined Heat and Power(CHP)
Basic Design
Presented by Gearoid Foley


Membership Class / Service Desired

September 2019 Chapter Tour of Rail Park

September 2020 Chapter Virtual Meeting

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter
2020-2021 Program
Date Event - Click Event for Details
Sep.10, 2020 Geotechnical Engineering for Foundations at Navy Yard
Sep 24-25
PSPE State Conference Virtual
Oct. 1, 2020 Helical Piles
Nov. 5, 2020 IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)
Industry 4.0 Workshop
Dec. 3, 2020
New Methods for Electrical Safety
Jan. 7, 2021 Marijuana Grow Room
HVAC Infrastructure
Feb. 4, 2021 Combined Heat and Power
(CHP) Basic Design
Feb 6, 2021
Phila Chapter MathCounts
New Virtual Format
Feb 27, 2021
NSPE PA/NJ Engineers' WeekBanquet
Greater Philadelphia and
Delaware Valley Regional
National Engineers' Week Banquet

at Chart House Restaurant
our Return to Face-to-Face Meetings
Mar 4, 2021 TBD and TBD
Apr 1, 2021 TBD and TBD
May 6, 2021 Annual Meeting & Officers Installed
Aug 11-15,
PSPE State Conference and
NSPE Conference in Philadelphia
Sep 23-24,
PhillyChapter Education BootCamp

What's Happening Elsewhere?

The Engineers' Club of Philadelphia maintains an inter-society calendar of events. To see what is happening in your specialty field of engineering, go to http://engrclub.org/events.

You may also enhance your breadth of professional skill by attending a meeting of a technical society outside your specialty. Try to do this once each month - bring along extra business cards to share with new contacts. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow engineers.

What's Happening Elsewhere?
Events of Special Interest to our Members
Date Event Click for more detail
Jul 21, 2020
Analysis of Hacking Traffic Signals
7-8pm via Zoom
To include your tech society notice here
Please send an email to
The Engineers' Club maintains a list of affiliate societies and their web sites.


Join the MATHCOUNTS team
Help improve the mathematical competence
of our youth

2020 Winners

Top Teams:
First Place: Julia Reynolds Masterman
- Coach: Chris Taranta
Second Place: Germantown Friends School
- Coach: Catherine Jones
Third Place: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Boys
- Coach: Andrew Wolf

Top Individuals:
1st: Sivan Frankel, Julia Reynolds Masterman
2nd: Michael Huang, Julia Reynolds Masterman
3rd: Chris Ji, Julia Reynolds Masterman
4th: Alvin Pan, Julia Reynolds Masterman
5th: Tomas Falleti-Moore, Julia Reynolds Masterman
6th: Yehuda Mahlab, Julia Reynolds Masterman
7th: Cathy Liu, Germantown Friends School
8th: August Russell, Julia Reynolds Masterman
9th: Arjun Goswani, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Boys
10th: Sasha Manovski, Germantown Friends School

Thank you to our Chapter MathCounts Team
Alex Sopin - Pedro Pinto - Abraham El
and all volunteers and coaches

To donate to MathCounts Philadelphia
Use the PAY PAL DONATE button below

Note you must enter amount at the $0.00
to set amount you choose to donate
Thank you.

PSPE Legislative Activity

PSPEs lobbyists have been busy at the capitol. Following are highlights of some issues on which they are working. Complete details can be found on the PSPE website under Legislative Activity.

Discussed at our State Annual Conference:
HB 1704 Amendment to Registration Act
Other legislation recently discussed:
SB 1268 Autonomous Vehicles
HB 1421 Professional Licensure


NTSB Targets States With
Public Utilities Licensure Exemptions

The National Transportation Safety Board is standing firm in its support of a PE role in gas pipeline safety. The agency issued an investigation report that includes two critical recommendations. First, that all 31 states with license exemptions for public utilities eliminate the exemptions. Second, that a professional engineer be required to review and approve gas pipeline construction and maintenance of documents.
  The NTSB sent formal letters to the governors of the states with license exemptions for gas pipeline operators, urging them to end those exemptions and asking for the governors to provide an update within 90 days.
  The following states do not require a PE on natural gas pipeline projects: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming.

We need your ideas to help improve our chapter in its mission. Remember "TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY IS OUR BUSINESS"
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PSPE Philadelphia Charter #1

Best Program Awards from 1966 and 2011
and many others before, between and since





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or any officer for sponsorship opportunities

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