2021 ASCE Awards Submission

It's that time of year again! It's time to get your submissions in for the 2021 ASCE Awards.

ASCE is looking for Nominations for the following categories:

  • Civil Engineer of the Year

  • Young Engineer of the Year

  • Meritorious Service

  • Outstanding Educator

  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement - Under $20 million

  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement - Over $20 million


CIVIL ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

This award will be made to a civil engineer of recognized standing whose sustained and unusual efforts have enhanced the advancement of the civil engineering profession and/or provided a service to mankind during calendar year 2019.

Criteria to be considered in selecting the recipient include: Registered Professional Engineer, a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Maryland and a member in good standing of the Maryland Section of ASCE at the time of application.


YOUNG ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

This award will be made to a civil engineer, age 35 or under on January 1, 2021, who has demonstrated superior achievement and dedication to his or her profession.

Criteria to be considered in selecting the recipient include: Registered Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training, a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Maryland and a member in good standing of the Maryland Section of ASCE at the time of application, scholastic achievement, professional society activities, engineering experience and accomplishment, technical papers and civic and humanitarian activities.


MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO CIVIL ENGINEERING PROFESSION

This award will be made to an individual, preferably a Registered Professional Engineer, of recognized standing whose sustained and unusual service contributions have been to the public welfare, the advancement of the civil engineering profession and/or service to mankind throughout their career.

Criteria to be considered in selecting the recipient include: a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Maryland, a member in good standing of the Maryland Section of ASCE at the time of application and a minimum 25 year career.


OUTSTANDING ENGINEERING EDUCATOR

This award will be made to an engineering educator of recognized standing whose sustained and unusual educational contributions have been to the advancement of the civil engineering profession and/or service to mankind.

Criteria to be considered in selecting the recipient include: a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Maryland, working in a school located in the State of Maryland, and member in good standing of the Maryland Section of ASCE (not a requirement) at the time of application.


OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT

(Two Categories: Projects with total construction costs of greater than approximately $20 Million and Projects approximately $20 Million or less)

This award shall be presented to an individual, civil engineering firm or governmental agency primarily responsible for conceiving and/or developing the technical aspects of an engineering project primarily related to the field of civil engineering, either by its basic function or by some outstanding major components. The project must have been completed during the 2020 calendar year and be located in the State of Maryland. Essentially all of the work shall have been performed in Maryland. The intent of the award is to recognize the civil engineering aspects of the project.

Eligible projects are not limited to engineering accomplishment with a specific end product such as a building or bridge. They may include significant contributions toward solving environmental problems, traffic congestion, industrial research and development, energy and conservation, national defense or other worthy projects that contribute to meeting a human or social need within the State of Maryland.

Criteria to be considered in selecting the recipient include being at least one of the following:

    • A member of the Maryland Section of ASCE

    • A Maryland consulting engineering firm

    • A Public Works Agency located in the operating area of the Maryland Section of ASCE*

*Operating area of the Maryland Section of ASCE includes all of Maryland except the counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s. College Park is in Prince George’s County; however, it is allocated to the Maryland Section.


RULES FOR SUBMITTING NOMINATIONS

1. Entries should include:

    • Resumes;

    • Project descriptions, costs, etc.;

    • Reasons why the nominee should receive the award;

    • Name and e-mail address of the person submitting the nomination.

2. Entries must be submitted using the following link and follow the below guidelines: Project Award or Individual Award

a. For the Project Awards, the formal submission shall be limited to a maximum of twelve (12) pages

b. For the Individual Awards, the formal submission shall be limited to a maximum of six (6) pages

Formal submissions shall include all descriptive text, photographs, attachments, etc. necessary for the Committee to evaluate the nomination and be submitted no later than August 8, 2021.

3. Multiple nominations for one or more of the awards will be acceptable.


We welcome your input, comments, and suggestions on the award process. Please submit nominations, as well as comments and questions to the committee coordinator at the above address.


DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: August 8, 2021.