Overland Park & Leawood

Lenexa engineer honored

Lenexa engineer honored

Adam Stodola has been named the 2013 Engineer of the Year by the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers. The award recognizes Stodola’s service to the organization and the profession.

Stodola is a highway engineer for George Butler Associates Inc. in Lenexa. He joined the company in 2005 and works in the highways and streets group, which provides planning and design for highway, interchange and roadway projects.

Medical technology

Menorah Medical Center has added endoscopic ultrasound technology to help gastroenterologists and pulmonologists diagnose digestive and lung diseases. The technology relies on high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract as well as other organs such as the lungs, stomach, pancreas, liver and gallbladder.

Carstar conference

Carstar, the Overland Park-based auto body repair company, will hold a conference Sept. 7-10 in Las Vegas that will offer educational programs aimed at helping its shop owners improve their business operations. Carstar operates more than 410 collison repair facilities in 32 states and 10 Canadian provinces.