The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Alvaro Gonzalez, Ph.D., has joined Chazen’s Municipal department as a Senior Project Engineer. Gonzalez is a civil and environmental engineer that has a focus on water resources and environmental engineering.
In his early academic career, Gonzalez attended the University of Cartagena and the University of Los Andes in Colombia where he earned his B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering, respectively. Gonzalez also earned a Master of Philosophy and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the City College of New York.
Prior to joining Chazen, Gonzalez worked for private consulting engineering firms in both Colombia and the U.S. where he worked on projects related to stormwater management and hydrological analysis. He also taught undergrad and grad courses at the University of Cartagena and Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar in Colombia, and the New York Institute of Technology. Gonzalez currently resides in Beacon.
“Alvaro’s experience and high level of education will certainly be an asset to Chazen. We are excited to have him as part of the team and look forward to growing Alvaro’s career here at Chazen with our own growth.” said George Cronk, P.E, CPMSM, Principal, Director, Engineering Services, The Chazen Companies.
Founded over 70 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary firm providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning and traffic engineering to clients in the private and public sectors. Chazen’s 140 employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and nonprofit clients from project concept to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. With offices in Queensbury, Troy, Poughkeepsie and White Plains, NY; Nashville and Chattanooga, TN; and Portland, Oregon, Chazen delivers world class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with its clients. Learn more at www.chazencompanies.com.