The George Washington University
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department (EMSE)
Environmental & Energy Management Program (E&EM)
Spring 2000 (Volume 1, Number 2)

Monetta Addresses ASEM National Capital Section Luncheon at GW

Dr. Dominic J. Monetta, President of Resource Alternatives, Inc., was the guest speaker at the April 28, 2000, luncheon meeting of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM), held at GW’s new Faculty Club.  Dr. Monetta’s firm specializes in energy utilization, environmental remediation, and critical issue analysis. 
Dr. Dom Monetta, President of Resources Alternatives, Inc., addresses, ASEM luncheon at the new GW Club

A GW graduate, Monetta previously served as Deputy Director of Defense Research and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense, where he managed the $7.5 billion defense science and 

technology program.  He also was Director of the Office of New Production Reactors, U.S. Department of Energy, and Technical Director, Naval Ordnance Station, U.S. Department of the Navy.  In addition to his presidency of Resource Alternatives, Dr. Monetta also is the Managing Director of Brownfield Laconia Strategies, LLC, a firm specializing in the environmental redemption of brownfield sites. 

E&EM graduate students attending Dr. Monetta’s presentation on problems with the management of large projects included Eric Uzo Chukwu (E&EM doctoral student), Ed Haggerty (E&EM doctoral student), Wendell Davis (E&EM graduate, now working for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation), and Gail Charles (E&EM masters student and former Senior Vice President, Dames & Moore, Inc.).

In addition, another dozen faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering attended the session, as well as individuals from other environmental and engineering organizations in the Washington, D.C., area.  Anyone interested in the ASEM luncheon series is invited to contact Dr. Robert Waters at 


Jonathan P. Deason, Ph.D., Lead Professor