Thursday February 07, 2013
Jessica Clark Louisos, M.S., P.E, of South Burlington, has been selected as the 2013 Vermont Young Engineer of the Year. Louisos is a Water Resource Engineer with Milone & MacBroom, Inc. in Waterbury, Vermont, where she works on a large variety of water resource projects and assists with branch office operations. She is the current president of the Vermont section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 2011, Ms. Louisos co-authored the Report Card for Vermont’s Infrastructure, which examined and assigned grades for dams, roads, bridges, and municipal drinking water and wastewater; her report played a key role during meetings with Vermont’s Congressional delegation in seeking increased federal funding to improve the state’s infrastructure.
Louisos currently serves as the Chair of the South Burlington Planning Commission and is excited to be involved in the innovative land use planning process to promote walkable neighborhoods, a new city center, sustainable agriculture and food security, affordable housing, and preservation of open space within the city.
Louisos received her bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and her master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Vermont, where she served a president of the Consortium for Ecological Living and was recognized in her senior year for her outstanding contributions to the civil and environmental engineering department.
SOURCE: Vermont Society of Professional Engineers