is the Director of GIS and Information Management Technologies with ATS-Chester Engineers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also teaches GIS and Water Resources Engineering courses at the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University. Dr. Shamsi is an ASCE continuing education instructor and an ESRI authorized ArcView® GIS instructor since 1998. He has taught GIS courses to more than 500 professionals throughout the country. Dr. Shamsi earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988. He has 20 years of experience in teaching, research, and engineering consulting. His accomplishments include over 30 lectures and 80 publications in the areas of H&H modeling and GIS applications. Dr. Shamsi is the author of two GIS books one of which titled “GIS Tools for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems” is an ASCE Press Best-Seller. Dr. Shamsi is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia and a member of WEF, and AWWA and a certified GIS Professional (GISP) from the GIS Certification Institute.