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Executive Board Member
CEO, Advanced Engineering and Environmental Service Inc (AE2S), Grand Forks, ND
Steve Burian is the CEO of Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. (AE2S), a firm he co-founded in Grand Forks in 1991 while in graduate school. AE2S has grown from a two employee firm into a company that employs more than 250 people. The environmental, civil, and geomatics firm has offices across North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, and South Dakota. Burian has devoted his career to consulting for drinking water and wastewater systems, and is a recognized leader in the industry. He has received several regional and national awards recognizing his leadership and dedication to the engineering profession. He received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from UND. He received the UND Young Alumni Achievement Award in 2005 and was inducted into UND Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. Burian currently serves on the UND Alumni Association and Foundation Board of Directors.