On April 10, Adil Godrei, a analysis affiliate professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Division of the Faculty of Engineering, died.
Godrey has labored at Virginia Tech for almost 33 years, most lately serving as co-director of the Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory (OWML) in Manassas, Virginia. He has contributed to the expansion and success of OWML by contributing his experience in water high quality monitoring and modeling, ingesting water reuse, and watershed and reservoir analysis.
Godrej’s affiliation with Virginia Tech started in 1980 when he enrolled as an undergraduate within the civil and environmental engineering program. After acquiring his diploma, his function on the college included Analysis Fellow, Affiliate Professor, and later Affiliate Director of OWML.
His college students bear in mind Godrey for his great tales, principally concerning the historical past of OWML. He was happy with his lengthy tenure within the laboratory, and his ardour for educating was complemented by his curiosity in studying from every of his college students.
Godrey has served on a number of regional water monitoring committees, together with the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Regional Monitoring Subcommittee, the Environmental Safety Company’s Chesapeake Bay Program Information Integrity Job Drive, and the Northern Virginia Regional Fee (NVRC) Occoquan Mannequin Technical Advisory Committee.
“With Adil’s sudden departure, the Northern Virginia area has without end misplaced greater than 30 years of irreplaceable institutional and historic data of the Occoquan watershed,” mentioned Normand Goulet, NVRC director of environmental and sustainability planning. “He will likely be vastly missed not solely as a colleague, however as a good friend.”
A celebration of Adil’s life is deliberate within the close to future. His obituary could be discovered at https://www.piercefh.com/obituaries/Adil-Godrej/#!/Obituary.