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CH2M HILL Names Glen Daigger Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Firm's Civil Infrastructure Business Group

CH2M HILL Names Glen Daigger Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Firm's Civil Infrastructure Business Group

DENVER, 17 July, 2006 — CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction, and operations firm based, has named Dr. Glen Daigger senior vice president and chief technology officer for the firm’s global Civil Infrastructure Business Group.

In this capacity, Daigger will provide overall leadership to CH2M HILL Civil Infrastructure technology organizations including the firm's OMI, Transportation, and Water Business Groups. Daigger also will be responsible for directing the firm's Technology Leadership Group (TLG) and leading Civil Infrastructure technology exploitation efforts. As senior vice president, Daigger will continue his support of CH2M HILL's Water Business Group by lending expertise across several of the firm's initiatives.

Since joining CH2M HILL in 1979, Daigger has leveraged technology to improve the treatment of wastewater, mainly through the use of biological processes. Daigger served as lead process engineer and senior consultant for the firm's largest and most important wastewater treatment projects across the country and internationally. As chief wastewater process engineer, Daigger was responsible for wastewater process engineering for both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment projects across the entire firm.

Daigger holds six patents for processes in step-feed biological nutrient removal and membrane bioreactors. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 technical papers, four books, and technical manuals for the wastewater treatment industry.

From 1994 to 1996, Daigger briefly left CH2M HILL to serve as professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Systems Engineering (ESE) at Clemson University. In this position, Daigger led administration activities and continued development of a department widely recognized as one of the premiere environmental engineering graduate schools in the nation.

Daigger holds a bachelor of science and a master of science in civil engineering, as well as a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Purdue University. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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