Tennyson Muindi Receives the ASCE Pipeline Division Award of Excellence

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Tennyson Muindi, PE, a senior associate in our Boston office, has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipeline Division with its Award of Excellence.

With over 30 years of experience, Tennyson has actively participated as project manager or project engineer on a wide range of geotechnical engineering projects. His primary areas of expertise are pipeline infrastructure and underground construction. Since joining McMillen Jacobs in 2014, Tennyson has worked on the Narragansett Bay Commission, Phase III CSO Near Surface Facilities Program; the DC Clean Rivers Project; Eversource Energy’s new underground transmission lines reliability projects in Greater Boston; the CSS Long-Term Control Plan Update, Alexandria, VA; and was project manager on the award-winning Belmont Municipal Light Department Underground Transmission Line Project. Prior to McMillen Jacobs, Tennyson’s projects included the Central Artery Project in Boston, the Providence CSO, and the Hartford MDC Clean Water Project.

Tennyson Muindi Award of ExcellenceRecently elected as an ASCE Fellow, Tennyson is the past Chair of the UESI Pipelines Division Executive Committee, and was the Conference Co-Chair of the 2018 Pipelines Conference held in Toronto, Canada. He has been actively involved with the ASCE Pipelines Division Technical Committee for Trenchless Installation of Pipelines (TIPS) since 2004 and served as its Chair from 2010 to 2016. While serving on TIPS, he was involved in the development of new Manuals of Practice (MOPs) and updating of existing MOPs. These include MOP No. 133 (Pilot Tube and Other Guided Boring Methods) and MOP No. 108 (Pipeline Design for Installation by Horizontal Directional Drilling). From 2001 to 2010 he served as a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Soil Structure Interaction. He also served on the American Council of Engineering Companies/Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) as Chair/Co-Chair of the Leadership Education Committee from 2003 to 2008.

This annual Award of Excellence is given to a Fellow, Member, or Associate Member of ASCE who is determined by the Executive Committee to have given outstanding continuous and conspicuous service to the profession, the ASCE, and the Pipeline Division.

Please join us in congratulating Tennyson Muindi on this significant and well-deserved award!