FEA Director of Consulting Engineers Selected to Lead UNLV College of Engineering Alumni Council

Justin Veilleux, director of FEA Consulting Engineers, has been named chairman of the alumni council of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering (COE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Veilleux is serving a two-year term until 2023 to support over 3,000 students and five college departments.

Justin Veilleux, Director at FEA Consulting Engineers

Veilleux received a Bachelor of Engineering from UNLV in 2004 and an MBA in 2020. He was named COE Alumnus of the Year in 2019 and is a regular contributor and judge for its annual senior design competition. He has served on the council of elders since 2020.

“UNLV’s reputation as a leading innovator and prestigious institution within the local engineering industry aligns perfectly with my professional goals and values,” said Veilleux, who leads the electrical design departments. , low voltage and FEA lighting. “This opportunity will not only allow me to pass it on to the next generation of engineers, but I will also be able to play a vital role in shaping the future of our profession.”

During his term as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Veilleux intends to continue to develop the organization’s fundraising efforts. It will also help lead the college in its efforts to advance student skills and prepare students to successfully enter the industry workforce upon graduation.

“We are incredibly fortunate to have alumni like Justin who choose to stay involved with our College and donate countless hours to support future engineers in Southern Nevada,” said Rama Venkat, Dean of Howard R. Hughes. College of Engineering. “Justin is not only a consummate professional and success story, he is an inspiration to our students and faculty.”

As one of the few selected engineers in Nevada with a dual professional engineering (PE) designation in mechanical and electrical engineering, Veilleux also intends to leverage his experience to advise and mentor students.

“I am proud to support my alma mater and contribute to its growth and development in any way I can,” Veilleux said. “My efforts are aimed at helping students achieve their own personal and professional goals. »

Veilleux and the WCC executive committee already have several projects underway, including an alumni event to place honorary plaques on canoes outside the Thomas T. Beam Engineering Complex. The committee is also planning an event to highlight previous winners of the annual senior design competition with the aim of illustrating the achievements of alumni outside of UNLV.

To learn more about Veilleux and FEA Consulting Engineers, visit www.fealasvegas.com.

About FEA Consulting Engineers:

FEA Consulting Engineers has been operating since 1989 as a full-service, multidisciplinary engineering firm specializing in hospitality, gaming, government, healthcare, retail, education/higher education, venues worship, industry, commercial, energy/environment, parks and recreation, warehouse and residential across the United States and the world. Company services include design and implementation of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, low voltage, security/surveillance, audio visual, lighting and fire protection systems, as well as management and marketing project engineering.

In 2018 and 2019, the company was ranked among the nation’s top 10 hotel engineering companies in the BD+C Giants 400. Its projects include Resorts World Las Vegas, Circa Las Vegas, Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort in Washington State, Soboba Casino Resort & Hotel in Southern California, and The Cromwell Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.fealasvegas.com.

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