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Thomas F. Zimmie, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Zimmie has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

    WYNANTSKILL, NY, December 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Thomas F. Zimmie, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Zimmie celebrates many years of 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 nearly 55 years of professional experience, Dr. Zimmie has been the president and chief executive officer of Civrotech Engineers, P.C. since 1993, as well as a professor and acting chair of civil engineering at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since 1973. In addition to his primary roles, he was a program director at the National Science Foundation from 1988 to 1990, a town engineer with North Greenbush, NY, from 1985 to 1988, and on sabbatical with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation from 1983 to 1985.

From 1984 to 1988, Dr. Zimmie was vice president of Arch Engineering Consultants, and from 1973 to 1980, he was a partner with Wang and Zimmie Consultants. In addition, from 1972 to 1973, he was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute. Earlier in his career, Dr. Zimmie was a professional engineer with the town of Mansfield, CT, from 1968 to 1972, as well as a staff engineer with the Linde Division of Union Carbide Corporation from 1964 to 1968.

Dr. Zimmie began his career as a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 1960. He subsequently joined the University of Connecticut, completing a Master of Science in civil engineering in 1962. From 1962 to 1964 he served in the military as an officer in the Corps of Engineers. In 1972 he received a PhD in geotechnical engineering from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Zimmie is a diplomate of the Association of Geotechnical Professionals, a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and an emeritus member of the Transportation Research board committee. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of New York and Connecticut.

Throughout his career, Dr. Zimmie has been recognized for his contributions, having received a Civilian Patriotic Service Award from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for recovery work and research after Hurricane Katrina. He also testified before a U.S. Senate committee about Hurricane Katrina. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the East.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Zimmie has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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