Rising Stars in Civil + Structural Engineering recognizes younger professionals whose exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service has benefited the civil or structural engineering professions, their employers, project owners, and society.

    2018 Rising Star in Engineering Winners

    Civil Engineering

    1 Ali Mostafavi Texas A&M University
    2 Cameron Jenkins Atkins
    3 Christine Kirby Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.
    4 Jeffrey Katz The Vertex Companies, Inc.
    5 Jennifer Weger HNTB Corporation
    6 Jessica Fox The Vertex Companies, Inc.
    7 Justin Reeves Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.
    8 Katie Thomas CWE
    9 Matt Wessale Westwood Professional Services
    10 Matthew Manges Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.
    11 Ryan Trahan Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
    12 Stephen Harris Atkins
    13 Will Allen HNTB Corporation

    Structural Engineering

    1 Brett Reynolds Maser Consulting P.A.
    2 Christina Chu-Garcia Thornton Tomasetti
    3 Drew Dudley Dudley Engineering
    4 Ece Erdogmus University of Nebraska
    5 Enrica Oliva Werner Sobek New York
    6 Gustav Fagerström WPM Engineering
    7 Hamed Babaizadeh Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
    8 Joseph Collins Arup
    9 Megan Chang Teter LLP
    10 Michael Baron The Chazen Companies
    11 Sam Brockshus ISG
    12 Tabitha Tavolaro Arup
    13 Zak Kostura Arup