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Engineering Alumni celebrate 25 years of work at KGS Group

October 22, 2021 — 

The Price Faculty of Engineering is proud to recognize fifteen alumni for their years of contribution towards excellence in Manitoba engineering. KGS Group is a multidiscipline consulting engineering firm that started in Winnipeg and, since inception in 1986, has grown across Canada and into the United States with over 450 employees. They attribute much of their success in large part due to the contributions of the many excellent engineering graduates from the Price Faculty of Engineering, especially during these difficult times.

              We are proud to acknowledge these UM graduates and their outstanding work over the last 25 years in their respective specialties as we congratulate the following engineers:

  • Shaun Beatty, BSc Civil
  • Ray Bodnar, BSc Mechanical
  • Helmut Graumann, BSc Civil
  • Roy Houston, BSc Civil
  • Mark Jamieson, BSc Civil; MSc Civil
  • Rob Kenyon, BSc Civil; PhD Civil, FEIC
  • Demetrios Kontzamanis, BSc Civil, MEng
  • Bob Long, BSc Civil, MSc
  • Dave MacMillan, BSc Civil, MEng
  • Rick Martin, BSc Civil
  • Gord McPhail, BSc Civil; MSc Civil
  • Colin Siepman, BSc Civil; MEng
  • Rob Sinclair BSc Geological; MSc Civil
  • J Bert Smith, BSc Geological, MSc, FEC
  • Hugh Williams, BSc Mechanical

KGS Group also congratulates the Price Faculty of Engineering for graduating many outstanding engineers over the years and wishes the University of Manitoba the best in continuing their endeavors in the tradition of engineering excellence. They are delighted to provide their support to the Price Faculty of Engineering through an endowment fund of a $200,000 gift towards the Stanley Pauley Engineering Building and are members of Friends of Engineering. Additionally, several KGS Group staff are involved with the Faculty serving as adjunct professors, guest lecturers, and as sponsors to various capstone projects for the undergraduate program.

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