AWARDS

ASCE San Francisco Section

2019-2020
Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector
Tony Akel

ASCE Fresno Branch

2019-2020
Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector
Tony Akel

ASCE Region 9

2017-2019
Chair, California Report Card Task Committee
Tony Akel

ASCE Fresno Branch

2019
Civil Engineering and Community Engagement
Tony Akel

ASCE Fresno Branch

2017
Infrastructure Evaluations
Akel Engineering Group, Inc.

ASCE San Francisco Section

2015
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service
Tony Akel

ASCE Fresno Branch

2014
Integrated Water, Sewer, Stormwater, and Recycled Water Master Plans
Akel Engineering Group, Inc.

ASCE Fresno Branch

2013
Desalination Plant Hydraulic Modeling and Analysis
Akel Engineering Group, Inc.

ASCE Fresno Branch

2012
Existing Non-Potable Water System Evaluation & Optimization
Akel Engineering Group, Inc.

ASCE Fresno Branch

2011
2010 Water System Master Plan
Akel Engineering Group, Inc.

AKEL ENGINEERING GROUP – AWARDS

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Publications

Akel, T., and Hogan, J. “2019 California Infrastructure Report Card”.
Virtual Presentation at the 2020 ASCE California Symposium held September 25, 2020.

Akel, T., and Bialek, E. “2019 California Infrastructure Report Card”.
Presentation at the APWA 23 rd Annual Public Works Conference held November 6, 2019 in Richmond.

Akel, T., and Hogan, J., et al. “2019 California Infrastructure Report Card Release Event”.
Presentation held May 7, 2019 at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

Akel, T., and Tuttle, K. “Renewal and Replacement Plans for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure using infoMaster Water and Sewer”.
Presentation at the Innovyze Santa Barbara User Group Meeting: Infrastructure Management Tools for Water Distribution Systems held August 22, 2018 in Santa Barbara.

Helmuth, K., Akel, T., Tuttle, K., Alkhayyat, A., and Prakash, A. “Parkwood and Parksdale Water, Sewer, and Storm Drainage Infrastructure Study”.
Presentation at the ASCE Fresno Branch Meeting held September 7, 2017 in Fresno.

Akel, T., Kooiman, B., and Tuttle, K. “CapPlan Isolation and Outage Analysis” and “CCTV Integration with InfoMaster”.
Presentation at the Innovyze Asset Management Prioritization User Group Meeting held December 9, 2016 in Oakland.

Akel, T., Kooiman, B., Tuttle, K., and Carbajal, M. “Characterizing Customers Water Use Behavior in Hydraulic Modeling using Advanced Metering Information (AMI)”.
Presentation at the AWWA Ace 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition held June 22, 20616 in Illinois.

Akel, T., Kooiman, B., and Tuttle, K. “Hydraulic Model Calibration at 240 Points with 160 Customized Diurnal Patterns”.
Presentation at the Innovyze Smart Water Technology Conference held September 3, 2015 in Sacramento.

Smith, J., Carbajal, M., Akel, T., and Sellers, M. “Cost Savings Using Optimization Methods for Water Conveyance Systems – Case Study for Recharge Fresno Program”.
Technical Paper being presented at the 2015 ASCE Pipelines Conference.

Akel, T. A. “Tips for Presenting Highly Technical Information”.
Webcast by California Water Environment Association, November 6, 2013.

Akel, T.A. “Integrating Infrastructure Master Plans with General Plan Updates”.
Presentation to Smart Valley Places, Madera, October 22, 2012.

Akel, T.A. “Strategies for Optimizing Distribution System Operations”.
Webcast by the American Water Works Association, May 12, 2011.