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Engineers' Club of Philadelphia

E. Mitchell Swann, PE, LEED AP

President (2012-2014)
MDC Systems, Inc.

Mitchell’s career includes the analysis, evaluation and design of complex systems across a wide range of industries and buildings types including commercial, institutional and industrial facilities with a special focus on high-tech and critical facilities.  He has chaired and been an active member of numerous technical committees and been a contributing author and editor for a number of technical publications and journals.
He is a frequent speaker both nationally and internationally and is a listed member of the speakers’ bureau in the Distinguished Lecturer program of ASHRAE.  He is a regular presenter on Green Building and Sustainability issues, Design – Build Project Execution, Integrated Project Delivery and Building Energy Efficiency and has conducted programs in the UAE, India, Pakistan and Vietnam as well as New York, Chicago, Seattle, Washington DC, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.  He is a contributing author to the ASHRAE “Green Guide – The Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable Buildings” and co-author of the ASHRAE Survival Guide to Design|Build Project Execution.
Other Board activities include:

  • The Philadelphia Energy Authority;
  • Enterprise Heights Community Development Corporation;
  • Painted Bride Art Center;
  • West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance; and
  • Diversified Community Services.

Other Society activities include:

  • American Bar Association;
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers;
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers;
  • International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering;
  • US Green Building Council;
  • National Society of Black Engineers Greater Philadelphia Chapter (President Emeritus); and
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals (Philadelphia Chapter).