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Civil engineer

Gary Lee Van Balen, American civil engineer. Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania. Recipient Silver medal 1,000m sweep rowing 4+ event '94 Masters National Regatta, 1994. Member Engineers Society of W. Pennsylvania.

Background

Balen, Gary Lee Van was born on August 5, 1954 in Pittsburgh. Son of Adrian Marie and Gloria Jean (Shaffer) Van Balen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1976.

Career

Project engineer, Ackenheil & Associations, Pittsburgh, 1976-1984; project manager, SRW Associations, Pittsburgh, 1984-1987; senior project manager, International Coach Federation Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, 1987-1989; president, 7V2 Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1989; vice president, general manager, Ackenneil Engineers, Inc., Pittsburgh, since 1992. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer/builder Borehole camera for mapping abandoned mines, 1982, Borehole video camera, 1985, remotely operated wireless video camera for use in hazardous environments, 1986. Manufacturer of Lavapan, a portable decontamination facility used in hazardous site remediation and chemical, biological and nuclear warfare situations.

Membership

Member Engineers Society of W. Pennsylvania.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: rowing, flying, sailing, computers, investing.

Connections

father:
Adrian Marie Balen

mother:
Gloria Jean (Shaffer) Van Balen