Alumni Profile: James Liubicich ChE’83

Alumni Profile: James Liubicich ChE’83

 

James Liubicich ChE’83, (Jim) is a Professional Engineer with focused work in wastewater treatment and municipal infrastructure.  He makes his home in Glen Ellyn, IL, a suburb of Chicago, with wife, Christine who is a Certified Stenographer, well versed in the CU culture.

Jim is the District Engineer for the Flagg Creek Water Reclamation District in Burr Ridge, IL.  Jim was born in Brooklyn, NY.  He attended NYC Public Schools through High School. Jim graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1979 and then majored in Chemical Engineering at The Cooper Union, graduating in 1983.  He was awarded the 1983 Stephen Baker Award and was a member of the SKT Fraternity while at Cooper.  He keeps strong ties in the NYC area with family, friends and colleagues.

James Liubicich with his daughter in Scotland

Jim has become more actively involved with CUAA since 2013 and was elected to the CUAA Council in 2015.  Jim chaired the Constitution Committee responsible for the 2016 pdates, chaired the start of the Membership Committee and was actively involved in the 501C3 Committee.  If you have contacted CUAA over the last year by e-mail it is likely you received a response from Jim as he has volunteered for the role to check e-mail.  In that role he has acted to unite Members, the CUAA and CU and is a strong believer that we are all in it together, working for the strengthening of CU and CUAA.

Jim is actively involved with the Chicago Regional Alums having organized or participated in numerous events over the last three years including Architectural Museum Tours, informational meetings and local Founders Day celebrations.

James Liubicich with some members of the Chicago Regional Group