Richard Brady Makes $50,000 Gift for Endowed Scholarship

May 23, 2023
Rick Brady

On behalf of the College of Engineering, we are pleased to announce that Rick Brady, BS Civil Engineering 1980 has made a $50,000 gift to establish the Richard and Christine Brady, Helen Coelho and Ostrowski Brothers Endowed Scholarship for Engineering. 

Rick Brady, P.E., BCEE, is the founder, Chief Executive Officer of Richard Brady & Associates. He is a registered professional engineer and Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in water and wastewater design. Mr. Brady is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s “Leading Professional Service Firms” and the “Owner-President Management” program.

He is also an internationally-recognized water engineer, and a contributing author to the AWWA’s “Water Treatment Plant Design,” known as “The Bible of the Field” in water treatment plant engineering. He has served as the Program Manager for the City of San Diego Water Infrastructure Master Plan and Drinking Water Quality Improvement Program, and his design experience includes nationally-acclaimed water treatment facilities such as the Alvarado Water Treatment Plant project.  Rick managed the project beginning in 1989, and in 2013 the project received the ASCE/AWWA Opal Award as the outstanding project in the United States. 

If you happen to see Rick Brady in the community, at a campus event or an industry function, please feel free to express appreciation for his generosity. 

The College is grateful to all those who provide much needed philanthropic support. If you or anyone you know is interested in learning about ways to support the College of Engineering, please contact Kate Carinder, Senior Director of Development for the College of Engineering at [email protected]

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