Annual Awards and Recognition

The Annual Awards Dinner will take place on Tuesday October 16th.  To nominate someone for an award, you must use our online nomination form.

Nominations are due September 7, 2018


Civil Engineer of the Year
Presented to an individual who has contributed substantially to the advancement of the civil engineering profession. Must be an ASCE Member in good standing with NJ Section and Central Jersey Branch. ASCE member grade of Member, Fellow, Honorary or Life.

 

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 an ASCE Member in good standing with NJ Section and Central Jersey Branch. ASCE member grade of Member, Fellow, Honorary or Life.

Young Civil Engineer of the Year
Presented to a young civil engineer who has significantly contributed to the civil engineering profession. ASCE membership must be at least associate member, and must be in good standing with NJ Section and Central Jersey Branch.  Must be 35 years of age or younger as of September 1.

 

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. Must be an ASCE member in good standing with NJ Section & Central Jersey Branch.

Researcher of the Year (New Award for 2018)
Presented to an outstanding researcher who possess a record of recent significant contributions to the field of civil engineering and dissemination of their research through peer reviewed journal publications, conference proceedings, press releases, technical presentations and/or contributions to technical manuals and design codes.  Preference will be given to nominees whose research is focused on civil engineering aspects which have directly benefitted the State of New Jersey. Must be an ASCE member in good standing with NJ Section & Central Jersey Branch.

 

Project of the Year
Presented for a private or public sector project (or research project that contributes to civil engineering technology), that demonstrates sound engineering design and/or construction management and positively impacts the community, area, or region. Must be a project within the Central Jersey Branch Geographic region. Must be a project completed in 2017 or 2018.


  • Civil Engineer of the Year 2017
    M. Rizwan Baig, PE, PTP, PTOE The Port Authority of NY & NJ

  • Government Engineer of the Year 2017
    Frank Corso, Jr., PE
    NJ Turnpike Authority

  • Young Civil Engineer of the Year 2017
    Mohammad Jalayer, Ph.D.
    Rutgers University

  • Educator of the Year 2017
    Franklin Moon, Ph.D.
    Rutgers University

  • Project of the Year 2017
    Barnegat Bay Green Infrastructure Project

The ASCE Central Jersey Branch takes great pleasure in announcing its 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 and then complete a nomination form available from the Awards Chairman (see below), or in a recent copy of the Section newsletter.

The Central Jersey Branch will accept nominations for five award categories. Any nominations should be submitted to the President of the Branch no later than September 1 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.