JACKSON, Miss. – February 17, 2020 – Waggoner Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of Honghong (Maggie) Wei, PE, as a Sr. Project Engineer – Hydrology & Hydraulics. In her new role, Wei will perform engineering analyses and evaluations and prepare engineering reports in such areas as the hydraulic design of roadways and bridges, hazard risk identification and mapping, watershed assessment, and other water resources related initiatives.

“We are very fortunate to have Maggie join the Waggoner organization,” said Bill McDonald, Chief Technical Officer at Waggoner.  “As a member of our already accomplished Hydrology & Hydraulics practice area team, she will add additional talents and technical capabilities in analytical modeling and hydraulic design.”

Before joining Waggoner, Wei was a project engineer for CDM Smith, working on a variety of projects in Virginia and Ohio before settling in Mississippi in 2014.

Wei has over a decade of experience and specializes in hydraulic modeling for riverine flooding, storm drainage systems, and wastewater collection systems.

Some of her projects include serving as the project engineer for the Broadmoor Stormwater Drainage Upgrades and Green Infrastructure in New Orleans, La. to help reduce flooding and mitigate hazards resulting from the high intensity, short-duration rainfall in the city.

Wei also performed system modeling for the E140th Street Consolidated and Relief Sewer Project in Ohio, evaluating the system alternatives and also assisting in green infrastructure preliminary design.

She is a member of the American Water Works Association and Mississippi Engineering Society, where she served as president in 2019.

Wei holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from Sichuan University in China and a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from West Virginia University.