Thomas A. King, P.E. TAK
Principal, Project Manager, Registered ArchitectPeople PPL
M.S.E. Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
B.E.S. Electrical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
2003 - Present: Synthesis Incorporated Principal
Responsible for managing planning, feasibility analysis, scheduling, budgeting, design, permitting, and construction for the projects of non-profit, institutional and commercial clients.
1995 - 2003: Edwards and Kelcey, Inc. Associate Vice President
Manager of Baltimore Office of engineering firm involved in facilities, transportation, energy and environmental projects. Responsible for financial planning and performance of an office of 28 persons. Administrative duties included oversight of office build-out. Manager for environmental assessment of a five-year construction program at Baltimore/Washington International Airport valued at over $800 million. Project Manager of energy and environment contracts in the office. Assisted clients in obtaining federal grants and leveraged funding of over $2 million. Clients included private sector, the Maryland Aviation Administration, Maryland Energy Administration, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Planning and Capital Programming, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, and the U.S. Department of Energy.
1989 - 1995: Various Assignments Independent Consultant
Managed various assignments, including many international projects. Led a team of senior professionals to evaluate and design improvements to a large program aimed at improving energy efficiency of buildings and industrial facilities in Egypt. Taught portions of energy auditing course to Baltimore Gas and Electric personnel. Performed market assessments of various energy technologies for private clients and utilities. Led another team under a U.S. Agency for International Development contract to design a $70 million program to improve air quality in Cairo, Egypt. Subcomponents included programs aimed at improving lead smelters, installing a city-wide air quality monitoring system, and CNG transit bus development.
1974 - 1989: Mueller Associates, Inc. Department Manager
Rose from entry-level engineer to Manager of Environmental Department of Baltimore-based engineering consulting firm, Mueller Associates, Inc. Managed numerous projects involving planning, design and construction of projects ranging from building systems design, indoor air quality evaluation, building energy conservation, pollution control systems, corrosion control in boiler systems, to solar energy. Participated in program for design and construction of industrial process heat recovery and solar heating systems in Egypt. Clients included hospitals, building owners, U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Agency of International Development.
Registered Professional Engineer, Maryland
Young Engineer of the Year from the Engineering Society of Baltimore

Metcalf Eddy Award by the Water Pollution Control Federation for Outstanding Research in Water Pollution Control
Author and/or co-author of numerous publications, papers, and reports including handbooks on indoor air quality, handbooks on solar energy system design, guide for energy efficient and environment friendly design of tourist facilities on the Red Sea, environmental assessments of facilities and technologies.
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