April 1, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Deepal S. Eliatamby, P.E., SCCED, F.ASCE, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and President of Alliance Consulting Engineers in Columbia, South Carolina, was recently elevated to the membership level of "Fellow" within the Society. The Fellow designation is considered one of the most esteemed honors that Civil Engineers can receive from their peers. Fewer than 6% of ASCE members hold the title of Fellow.
Mr. Eliatamby is recognized for his genuine dedication to the profession, his community, and engineering students of the future. Mr. Eliatamby, who graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina (USC), has over 17 years of engineering practice and experience. His projects span a wide spectrum of expertise including land planning and site design; industrial park master planning and development; industrial and commercial site development; stormwater management; solid waste management; and municipal water and wastewater system improvements. Mr. Eliatamby is currently the President of the South Carolina Economic Developers Association in addition to serving on many local, state and national committees of ASCE and other professional organizations including NSPE, APWA and others. For his tireless dedication to his profession and to the community, Mr. Eliatamby has come to be regarded as "one of the hardest working professionals in the Midlands".
Many awards have recognized Mr. Eliatamby’s contributions to the field, including being listed as one of the "Top 20 Under 40 Business Leaders", by the State newspaper; and being awarded the prestigious Edmund Friedman Young Civil Engineer of the Year award from ASCE in 1999. Mr. Eliatamby remains a very active alumnus of USC through alumni committees, as well as directly mentoring engineering students, funding scholarships and serving on advisory boards.
Founded in 1852, ASCE represents more than 140,000 Civil Engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society.