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1947 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

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PSPE Philadelphia is proud to announce
Joseph F. Maida, PE, has been named PSPE 2018 Engineer of the Year.

Joe Maida has been a strong PSPE advocate since joining NSPE and PSPE in 1976. Mr. Maida knows first hand the training and leadership regimen found in PSPE. He served as a Board Member and Chapter President in two PSPE chapters, Valley Forge and Philadelphia. Mr. Maida has encouraged his employees to not only join NSPE and PSPE but also to be active in these organizations. Maida Engineering has sponsored four PSPE chapter presidents, PSPE board members, a PSPE state president, an NSPE board member and an NSPE president with his support and encouragement.

Mr. Maida has made presentations at PSPE annual conferences and continuing education events. In addition, he is active in NYSSPE Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE) and regularly reviews presentations to assess if they qualify for PDH credit for engineers licensed in New York. He has been instrumental in the success of the PSPE Education Committee. Mr. Maida is a member of the Philadelphia Section of the IEEE and has presented many programs at local meetings on a variety of professional and technical topics. Mr. Maida is also a member of the Engineers Club of Philadelphia, and served on its board for several years.

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.

Philadelphia Chapter State Director's Report
Sep. 15, 2018 Click for Tom's Report    Meeting Minutes

Outstanding Engineering Achievement Program
Top regional projects judged by
Presidents of regional chapters
Winners for 2018:
Outstanding: Urban Engineers
The Rail Park
Notable: Maida Engineering
Replacement of St Louis Arch Tram MG Sets with VF Drives
Honorable: Pennoni Associates
West Deptford 625000sf Amazon "Sort" Facility

Click projects above for PDFs of presentations

Hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter

Keynote Address
"from STEM to STEAM"

Members of NSPE Chapters and other engineering groups of Deleware Valley are invited to join our eWeek Committee and help set the Program and choose our Speaker - please contact Banquet Committee

 Saturday - February 23, 2019

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 -
Status of STEM – Awards – Keynote

Price per person is $70.00
Student Rate is $35.00

A fun time had by all
Click to view photos from 2018 Annual Dinner Meeting
Click to view photos from 2017 Annual Dinner Meeting


Get Your Continuing Education Credits NOW

PSPE Philadelphia is providing
for only $5/PDH

Visit our Online PDH Delivery System Now
Click HERE

Text of New PA Law

Text of New NJ Law

PSPE State Comments NJSPE State Comments

PSPE PA is now approved
to accredit PDUs for NY license renewals
more details

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


2018-19 Chapter Program
The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Philadelphia Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant Course/Tour
Tour - 6:00 to 7:30 PM
click for more information
Cost is $10

Reservations: SOON

You may use Cart for more than one attendee

or via an e-mail addressed to treasurer@pspe-philly.org
and a check made out to
Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers,
Philadelphia Chapter
and mailed to Chris Fell, PE
503 Pine Creek Road, Exton, Pa. 19341

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter
2018-2019 Program
Date Event - Click Event for Details
Sep. 6, 2018 Mussel Hatchery Tour
Sep. 13-14, 2018 PSPE State Conference in Johnstown
Oct. 4, 2018 Ductless HVAC
Cooling Tower Collapse
Nov. 1, 2018 Philadelphia Floodplain Development
Ethics taught by Frank Stanton, PE
Dec. 4, 2018
11:30am - 2pm
Annual Multi-Society Meeting
(Organized by the Engineers' Club)
DoubleTree Philadelphia Hotel
237 South Broad at Locust Street
Dec. 6, 2018
SE Regional
Delaware Valley Region Outstanding Engineering Achievement Presentations
Jan. 3, 2019 Philadelphia Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant Course/Tour
Feb. 7, 2019 Legislative Round Table at ChartHouse
Feb 9, 2019
Phila Chapter MathCounts Competition
at Temple University
Feb 14, 2019
ECP eWeek
Dinner Event by Engineers' Club
Location and Details TBD
Feb 19, 2019
ECP Young
Networking Event by Engineers' Club
Location and Details TBD
Feb 23, 2019
NSPE Engineers' Week Banquet
Greater Philadelphia and
Delaware Valley Regional
National Engineers' Week Banquet
Mar 7, 2019 Patent Application and Process
Growing Marijuana
Apr 4, 2019 Compressors for Fire Suppression Systems
Replacement of MG Sets for St. Louis Arch
May 2, 2019 Annual Meeting & Officers Installed
May 19-21, 2019 PSPE 24 PDH Boot Camp Central
May 22, 2019
STEM Awards
STEM Awards Night at CBS3
MathCounts, Future City, Sea Perch,
HighSchoolScholarships, BestTeachers
Jun 16-18, 2019 PSPE 24 PDH Boot Camp West
Sep 19-20, 2019 PSPE State Conference in Bethlehem

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
Aug 21, 2018
Senior Member Workshop
Aug 29, 2018
Frankford Avenue Bridge Tour: Rehabilitation of Oldest Bridge in US
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

2018 Winners

Top Teams:
First Place: Julia Reynolds Masterman School
- Coach: Chris Taranta
Second Place: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Boys
- Coach: Andrew Wolf
Third Place: Friends Select School
- Coach: Patrick Cassidy

Top Individuals:
1- Luke Neale, Julia Reynolds Masterman
2- Zach Schapiro, Springside ChestnutHill Acad Boys
3- Hayden Gold, Julia Reynolds Masterman
4- Kenneth Hang, Julia Reynolds Masterman
5- Alex Chen, Julia Reynolds Masterman
6- Oscar Gerber, Friends Select School
7- Tony Regli, The Philadelphia School
8- Kayla Runkel, Springside ChestnutHill Acad Girls
9- Jack Frank, William Penn Charter
10- Manny Wang, Germantown Friends

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.

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


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

We need your ideas to help improve our chapter in its mission. Remember "TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY IS OUR BUSINESS"
Please E-mail your ideas to:




Contact Treasurer Chris Fell
or any officer for sponsorship opportunities

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