Celebrating Achievement

I have not failed, but found 1,000 ways not to make a light bulb
— Thomas Edison

The New Jersey Section takes great pleasure in announcing the Annual Civil Engineering Awards. These awards are to recognize local members for their contributions to the Civil Engineering field. If you wish to nominate someone, please read the rules and criteria (below) and then complete a nomination form available above.

Awards will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner held on May 9th, 2019 at the APA Hotel in Woodbridge. 

The New Jersey Section accepts nominations for the following award categories*. Any nominations should be submitted to the President of the Section no later than January 31 of each calendar year of the award. These awards are to recognize local ASCE members and non-members for their contributions to the civil engineering profession.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS!

Civil Engineer of the Year:
2019 recipient: patricia Ruskan, pe
PS&S

The Section's highest award is presented to an individual who is judged to have contributed substantially to the civil engineering profession. Criteria: ASCE Membership grade must be either Member, Fellow, Honorary or Life; Member in good standing with the New Jersey Section.


New Jersey Outstanding Civil Engineering Project of the Year, >$100 million

2019 Recipient: Goethals Bridge Replacement Project
Owner: The Port Authority of NY and NJ

New Jersey Outstanding Civil Engineering Project of the Year, <$100 million

2019 Recipient: Garden State Parkway Interchange 163 Improvements
Owner: NJ Turnpike Authority

New Jersey Outstanding Civil Engineering Project of the Year, <$10 million

2019 Recipient: Route 206 Bridge Replacement in 9 Days
Owner: NJDOT

This award is presented for the outstanding civil engineering project recently constructed in New Jersey. The Award is presented to Project Owner, but the engineering design team and construction team will also be recognized. Criteria: A project of significant importance involving aspects of Civil engineering and design, constructed in New Jersey or involving substantial work within New Jersey if the project crosses State boundary lines and completed by the nomination deadline.


Government Engineer of the Year:
2019 recipient: Dana Hecht, PMP
The port authority of ny and nj

This award is presented to an outstanding civil engineer in Government Service who has contributed substantially to the profession. Criteria: Member of ASCE NJ Section employed by local, state, or federal government.


Young Civil Engineer of the Year:
2019 recipient: vatsal shah, PE
mott macdonald

This award is presented to a young civil engineer who is judged to have contributed to the civil profession. Criteria: ASCE Membership grade must be Member or Associate; Member in good standing with the New Jersey Section; Must be 35 years of age or younger on February 1 of the year of the award.


Educator of the Year:
2019 recipient:
hao wang, Ph.d
rutgers university

This award is presented to an outstanding educator who has contributed substantially to the field of civil engineering. Criteria: Must be affiliated with an educational institution located in the State of New Jersey

 

*Not all award categories may be presented each year.