Dr. Emmanuel has served as the president of the Environmental & Engineering Research Group since 1991.
RODEO, CA, May 21, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jorge Augustin Emmanuel, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Emmanuel celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With 45 years of industry experience, Dr. Emmanuel has served as the president of the Environmental & Engineering Research Group since 1991. He was the chief technical advisor for the United Nations Development Programme from 2008 to 2015, senior environmental analyst for TEM Associates, Inc. from 1988 to 1991, Amoco Research Fellow at the University of Michigan from 1981 to 1984, research engineer at the Research and Development Center for General Electric from 1978 to 1981, and an engineer for Perry Electronics from 1973 to 1974. Dr. Emmanuel has also served as an adjunct professor of chemical engineering for the University of the Philippines Diliman, and an adjunct professor of environmental science and of engineering and design for Silliman University.
Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Emmanuel pursued an education at North Carolina State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1976, continuing his studies with a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1978. He graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in chemical engineering at the University of Michigan in 1988. Certified in Public Health by the University of Iowa in 2006, Dr. Emmanuel was also certified in hazardous materials/environmental hazards management by the University of California, Berkeley in 1993, and he is a registered professional engineer by the State of California.
In addition to his primary trade, Dr. Emmanuel remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. From 1989 to 1990, he was the executive secretary for the Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers. He has been a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association, Air and Waste Management Association, California Academy of Sciences, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Association for Asian Studies.
Beyond his responsibilities within the field, Dr. Emmanuel has participated in numerous endeavors in his professional circles. He was chair of the board for the Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solutions from 2001 to 2003, an international consultant for Healthcare Without Harm, the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, and the World Health Organization since 2005, and a research project leader for the Oscar M. Lopez Center Foundation. He further contributed as the secretary for the Alliance for Philippine Concern from 1983 to 1991, an associate for the Center for Southeast Asia Studies at University of California, Berkeley from 1988 to 1992, on the board of directors for the Asia Pacific Center from 1995 to 2000, on the board of advisors for Urban Habitat from 1995 to 2002, and on the board of directors for Arc Ecology from 1990 to 2005. Dr. Emmanuel has also found much success with his written works, having contributed articles to esteemed journals as well as 24 guidelines for the United Nations and World Health Organization. He co-authored The Forbidden Book on Philippine-American history which won the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award in 2005.
In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Emmanuel has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. He was presented with the Service Award from the Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers in 1990, the Most Outstanding Asian-American Engineer of California Award by Asia Voice in 1991, and the Linder Memorial Engineering Prize by the University of Michigan in 1988. He was inducted into the Order of the Engineer at Santa Clara University in 2010. He won the Plaridel Award for international reporting from the Philippine-American Press Club in 2015 for writing about his work with the United Nations fighting the Ebola crisis in Africa. Furthermore, Dr. Emmanuel was selected for inclusion in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Emmanuel has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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