WILLIAM T. McGIVNEY, MS Resource Economics, is Principal Vice President for Professional Services at DRMcNatty & Associates, Inc. He has more than thirty years of experience in construction project management as a chief estimator, construction services manager, project controls manager, and contractor. He has taught at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, under the ABET program, which invites industry leaders to share their professional experience with students. Mr. McGivney has also assisted government agencies in the United States, as well as the Philippines, Egypt, Argentina, and Australia.
SUSUMU KAWAMURA, PhD, PE, is President of Kawamura Water Engineering, Inc. Dr. Kawamura has close to five decades of experience in every facet of water treatment facility design and operation. He has been involved in over 120 projects and is the author of more than ninety technical publications, as well as five books in three languages, including Integrated Design and Operation of Water Treatment Facilities, Second Edition (Wiley). He is a registered professional engineer in five states (Arizona, California, Nevada, Ohio, and Utah) as well as Japan. Dr. Kawamura taught graduate courses at University of Southern California for fifteen years starting in 1980. He was inducted into the AWWA Water Industry Hall of Fame in 2008.