Wayne Bates, Ph.D, P.E. Joins Tighe & Bond’s Westwood Office


Westfield, Massachusetts – March 17, 2016 – Tighe & Bond, a New England leader in civil and environmental engineering and consulting, recently hired Principal Engineer Wayne Bates, Ph.D., P.E. to better serve its clients in the Greater Boston Area. Bates specializes in water and wastewater treatment technologies with a focus on industrial wastewater treatment, process improvement, waste minimization, EH&S compliance, and sustainable manufacturing strategies. He has almost 30 years of engineering and environmental, health and safety (EH&S) consulting experience, and is also a Certified Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV-SP). He holds licenses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Bates is also an adjunct professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and serves on the board of directors for the Center for Business Sustainability at WPI. In addition, he serves on the Town of Ashland’s sustainability and water policy committees, and is a sustainability facilitator for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. He will work out of Tighe & Bond’s Westwood office.

“We are happy to welcome Wayne to our growing team of experts,” says David Pinsky, President and CEO of Tighe & Bond. “His expertise will benefit our Greater Boston Area clients greatly as they seek process improvements, EH&S compliance, and sustainable manufacturing strategies,” he adds.

A resident of Ashland, Mass., Bates earned his Ph.D in Environmental/Civil Engineering from WPI. He also holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from UMass-Dartmouth.

Tighe & Bond

Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering and environmental consulting firms in New England. It has offices in Pocasset, Westfield, Westwood, and Worcester, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Tighe & Bond also recently opened an office in Red Hook, New York.

With a team of more than 270 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.

Engineering News Record annually ranks Tighe & Bond among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally.  ZweigWhite also has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as one of the best engineering firms to work for in the nation.

For more information, contact Mary Beth Morris, P.E., Vice President of Marketing,

413-572-3247 or email at [email protected], or visit www.tighebond.com.