JACKSON, Miss. – January 5, 2021 – Maggie Wei, PE, has been promoted to Discipline Manager – Hydrology & Hydraulics at Waggoner effective January 1, the firm announced today.
Wei joined Waggoner in February 2020 as a senior project engineer.
“We are excited that Maggie has accepted this important role at Waggoner, said Chief Technical Officer, Bill McDonald, PE. “H&H historically has been one of Waggoner’s strong service offerings. We look forward to Maggie growing this area and building our staff capabilities.”
Wei has over a decade of experience specializing 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 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.