The North Jersey Branch is presents Annual Awards each year in September.

The 2019 Awards will be presented at the Annual Dinner in September at the Doubletree Hotel in Fairfield, NJ.

Nominations are now open
Submit your nomination by July 24

Civil Engineer of the Year

Presented to an individual who has contributed substantially to the advancement of the civil engineering profession. Must be a member in good standing with the NJ Section and North Jersey Branch (ASCE Membership grade of member, fellow, honorary or life).

2018 Winner: Kerri Tyerman, PE - HNTB Corporation


Young Civil Engineer of the Year

Presented to a young civil engineer who has significantly contributed to the civil engineering profession. Must be 35 years of age or younger as of August 1. Must be a member in good standing with the NJ Section and North Jersey Branch (ASCE Membership grade must be at least associate member).

2018 Winner: Christopher Hanna, PE - Pennoni Associates


GovernmeNt Engineer of the Year

Presented to an individual who has contributed substantially to the advancement of the civil engineering profession in the government sector. Must be a member in good standing with the NJ Section and North Jersey Branch (ASCE Membership grade of member, fellow, honorary or life).

2018 Winner: Vincent Mazzei, PE - NJ Department of Environmental Protection


Service to the People Award

Presented to an elected or appointed government official who has contributed substantially to further public understanding and recognition of the civil engineering profession by meritorious public service. Must hold office in a jurisdiction that corresponds to an area within the boundaries of the North Jersey Branch.

2018 Winner: John M. Keller, PE - NJ Turnpike Authority


Educator of the Year

Presented to an outstanding educator who has contributed substantially to civil engineering through knowledge and guidance. Must be affiliated with an educational institution located in the State of New Jersey. Institution must support a civil engineering (or civil engineering technology) curriculum.

2018 Winner: Leslie Brunell, PE, Ph.D. - Stevens Institute of Technology


Project of the Year

Presented for an outstanding civil engineering project recently constructed in North Jersey. The Award is presented to Project Owner, but the engineering design team and construction team will also be recognized. Must be a project of significance involving aspects of civil engineering and design, constructed in Sussex, Warren, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Union, and Hudson Counties or involving substantial work within said Counties if the project crosses County boundary lines and completed by the nomination deadline.

2018 Winner: Garden State Parkway Interchange 163 - NJ Turnpike Authority

2018 Honorable Mention: “The Modern” The Towers at Fort Lee - SJP Properties


Excellence in Journalism Award

Presented to a journalist or publication for outstanding articles that enhance public understanding of the role and impact of civil engineering.

Was not presented in 2018

2017 Winner: John Cichowski - The Record

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