C+S May 2022 Vol. 8 Issue 5 (web)

Rising Stars in Multidisciplinary Engineering

Senior Project Manage The VERTEX Companies, Inc. Freehold, NJ

Victoria “Tori” Spina has quickly risen through the career development stages at VERTEX, demonstrating the professional drive and work ethic that is consistent with the company’s highest level of project management practices. She currently managers multiple staff members in New Jersey and Maryland in a way that em- bodies VERTEX’s core value of caring for your team. Tori Spina consistently demonstrates a sense of urgency, is always willing to take on new challenges, and develops high quality deliverables. Education: BS in Earth and Environmental Science, Lehigh University, MS in Management and Organization, University of Colorado (Sp. 2024) Professional/Public Service: Society of Environmental Insurance Professionals, Young Professionals, Development

Victoria Spina

Senior Engineer Arup New York, NY

Adam Jaffe has worked on over 100 projects in his six year career with Arup. These projects have covered topics as diverse as the durability of precast tunnel segments, automated crash test simulation post-processing, embodied carbon and circular economy, the design of a refrigerator with no power source, and more. Because Jaffe has unique skills and sits in a small team, he has often worked as the project manager or technical lead on these projects. Jaffe is also the man - ager of Arup’s Material Skills Network in the Americas. In this role he supports learning, skill development, and knowledge-sharing in the materials discipline as well as working cross-regionally to adopt best practices and allocate funding for priority research topics. Accomplishments/Projects: Million Cool Roofs Challenge, Project Manager and Technical Lead, Engineers Without Borders, Chill Challenge, Project Manager and Technical Lead Education: BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Professional/Public Service: Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining, Member

Adam Jaffe, MIMMM


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