Puget Sound Engineering Council 62nd Annual Banquet Held

May 3, 2020

The Puget Sound Engineering Council 62nd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet was held Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the Museum of Flight skyline room, and attended by 62 members.

Our Speaker was Susan Everett who spoke about the SR 99 Tunnel.

Her Biography:

Susan Everett
Project Manager Gateway/SR 509 Completion Program

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

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Susan Everett is the SR 509 Completion Program project manager.  She manages right of way acquisition, permitting, design and construction of this project.  The SR 509 project provides essential connections to the Ports of Seattle, SeaTac Airport and the Kent Valley from I-5.  Her experience includes project management, transportation and hydraulic design, permit management and estimating.

Susan has worked with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for over 30 years. Prior to working on the SR 509 Program, she served as the program design manager on the SR 99: Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program – the SR 99 Tunnel Project.  She also served as WSDOT Urban Corridors Project Development Engineerand Engineering Manager. During her work with WSDOT, Susan worked as project engineer on major projects such as the I-5 HOV lanes from downtown Seattle to Federal Way, the SR 515 Arterial Widening, the SR 161 Arterial Widening, SR 509 project extension and the I-5 ramp metering in the Seattle area. In 1996 Susan received the Governor’s Distinguished/Sustaining Management Leadership Award and is the co-author on several papers.

Susan graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Civil Engineering.  She bleeds purple and gold.  Her husband and two children are engineers.  The family dog, however, is normal.

After the speech, The following five Awards were handed out: Academic Engineer of the Year, Government Engineer of the Year, Kenneth Porter Award, Young Engineer of the Year, and Professional Engineer of The Year

Puget Sound Engineering Council 62nd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet.

January 5, 2020

Puget Sound Engineering Council Announces the 62nd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the Museum of Flight skyline room.

The Museum of Flight will be open to attendees at 5pm-6pm. The Social hour will be from 6:00pm-7pm, with the speaker and awards ceremony later. Our Speaker is Susan Everett who will speak about the SR 99 Tunnel.

Her Biography:

Susan Everett
Project Manager Gateway/SR 509 Completion Program

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

Susan Everett is the SR 509 Completion Program project manager.  She manages right of way acquisition, permitting, design and construction of this project.  The SR 509 project provides essential connections to the Ports of Seattle, SeaTac Airport and the Kent Valley from I-5.  Her experience includes project management, transportation and hydraulic design, permit management and estimating.

Susan has worked with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for over 30 years. Prior to working on the SR 509 Program, she served as the program design manager on the SR 99: Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program – the SR 99 Tunnel Project.  She also served as WSDOT Urban Corridors Project Development Engineerand Engineering Manager. During her work with WSDOT, Susan worked as project engineer on major projects such as the I-5 HOV lanes from downtown Seattle to Federal Way, the SR 515 Arterial Widening, the SR 161 Arterial Widening, SR 509 project extension and the I-5 ramp metering in the Seattle area. In 1996 Susan received the Governor’s Distinguished/Sustaining Management Leadership Award and is the co-author on several papers.

Susan graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Civil Engineering.  She bleeds purple and gold.  Her husband and two children are engineers.  The family dog, however, is normal. 

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61st Annual Engineer of The Year Banquet

March 31, 2019

Puget Sound Engineering Council  held the 61st Annual Engineer on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Museum of Flight skyline room.
Our Speaker was Dr. Pierre Mourad, PhD, Professor, ME Coordinator in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the College of STEM at the University of Washington Bothell. He spoke on:
Diversification of higher education: Opportunities, and Difficulties.

61st Annual Engineer of the Year Banquet

December 16, 2018

Puget Sound Engineering Council Announces the 61st Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Museum of Flight skyline room.

The Museum of Flight will be open to attendees at 5pm-6pm. The Social hour will be from 6:00pm-7pm, with the speaker and awards ceremony later.
Our Speaker is Dr. Pierre Mourad, PhD, Professor, ME Coordinator in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the College of STEM at the University of Washington Bothell. His topic will be:

Diversification of higher education: Opportunities, and Difficulties

Dr. Pierre Mourad, PhD UW Bothell

Biography:

The Professor’s Academic  Employment History:

  • Professor, Division of Engineering and Mathematics, UW-Bothell (from Fall 2016).
  • Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery , UW-Seattle (from Fall 2016).
  • Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, UW-Seattle, (from Fall 2016)
  • Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Dentistry, UW-Seattle. (from Fall 2016)
  • Affiliate, Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (from Fall 2016)
  • Associate Professor, Division of Engineering and Mathematics, UW-Bothell (2013-2016).
  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery (2008-2016)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Radiology (2013-2016).
  • Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability (from August 2009)
  • Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Bioengineering (2009-2016)
  • Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Pediatric Dentistry (2008 – 2016)
  • Member, Seattle Cancer Consortium, neuro-oncology affinity group (2004 – 2008)
  • Research Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Pediatric Dentistry (2007-2008)
  • Principal Physicist (rank equivalent to Full Professor), Applied Physics Laboratory (2004 – 2013)
  • Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery (2004 – 2008)
  • Member, University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials [UWEB] (2000 – 2004)
  • Senior Scientist (rank equivalent to Associate Professor), Applied Physics Laboratory (January 1995 – October 2004)
  • Scientist (rank equivalent to Assistant Professor), Applied Physics Laboratory (March 1988 — December 1994)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate for Dr. Robert A. Brown, Atmospheric Sciences Department, University of Washington (June through December, 1987). Wave-wave interactions in mixing and surface layers. Large eddy/inversion dynamics.
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Robert A. Brown, Atmospheric Sciences Department, University of Washington (Summer, 1982 to Spring, 1987). Applied Mathematics dissertation, with C.Bretherton, W. Criminale, J. Kevorkian and J. Riley: wave-wave interactions in unstable shear flows; novel mathematical methods using Chebyshev spectral expansions.
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Terry Matilsky, Physics Department, Rutgers University. (Spring and Summer, 1980). Produced evidence for structure in the Oort cloud, the birthplace of comets.

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60th Annual Engineer of The Year Awards Banquet

March 24, 2018

Puget Sound Engineering Council held the 60th Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet will Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Museum of Flight skyline room.

Our Speaker was Dale Thompson from the Museum of Flight who will speak on the Museum Of Flight’s B-17F and B-29 restoration. After the speech the Engineer of the year Awards were handed out to:

Academic Engineer of the Year – Professor Marc O. Eberhard, Ph. D., University of Washington, (SEAW)

Government Engineer of the Year – Jeffrey A. Lundt, PE, Wastewater Treatment Division of the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, (ASCE)

Kenneth W. Porter Award – Dana Day, The Boeing Company, (SWE)

K-12 STEM Engineering Teacher of the Year – Elana Slagle, Starfish Education, (AIAA)

Young Engineer of the Year – Grace Lefebure, The Boeing Company, (SWE)

Professional Engineer of the Year – David B. Swanson, PE, SE, Reid Middleton, Inc., (ASCE and SEAW)

60th annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet

January 1, 2018

Dale ThompsonDale ThompsonPuget Sound Engineering Council Announces the 60th Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Museum of Flight skyline room.

The Museum of Flight will be open to attendees at 5pm-6pm. The Social hour will be from 6:00pm-7pm, with the speaker and awards ceremony later.

Our Speaker is Dale Thompson from the Museum of Flight who will speak on the Museum Of Flight’s B-17F and B-29 restoration.

Dale Thompson, Banquet Speaker

Dale Thompson

Dale’s Bio:

Dale Thompson graduated from the University of Washington. He worked at the University of Washington as an electronic technician in the Physiology and Biophysics Department and in the Regional Primate Research Center. He then worked for 28 years for Pacific Northwest Bell, retiring as an Engineering Manager.

Mr. Thompson was in ground radio installation in the Air Guard for six years. He has had an Amateur Radio License since the age of 14. He is currently the Crew chief for the Museum of Flight’s B-29 Superfortress and B-17F Flying Fortress.

 

 

 

 

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Tickets may be purchased online at our Eventbrite site.

2017 Engineer of the Year Award Banquet

January 8, 2017

Puget Sound Engineering Council is happy to announce the 59th Annual Puget Sound Engineering Council’s Engineer of the Year awards banquet will be held Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Skyline Room at the Museum of Flight at the King County International Airport (Boeing Field). We invite you to join us for this unique opportunity to celebrate the profession of engineering and honor the achievement of our colleagues.

Come early and enjoy the complimentary access to the museum’s exhibits.

5:00 PM – Museum of Flight closes to public, but remains open to banquet guests. (Banquet ticket provides free admission throughout day.)
6:00 PM – Social hour, Skyline Room on museum second floor
7:00 PM – Banquet
7:45 PM – Keynote speech
8:30 PM – Awards
PSEC offers its sincere thanks to The Boeing Company, Sponsor of the 2017 Banquet.

Please purchase tickets on our EventBrite page.

If you have any questions, please send an email to banquet@pseconline.org.

October 5th, 2015 Meeting Agenda

September 28, 2015

Meeting Announcement

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Razzis Pizzeria 8523 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103 (map)
Free parking is available behind the restaurant and on neighborhood side streets.
Next Meeting: Monday, November 2, 2015

Meeting Agenda

  1. Introductions & Updates on Member Societies’ Events: All
  2. Approval of Agenda: All
  3. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes: All
  4. Treasurer’s Report : Chris Roberdeau (AIAA)
  5. Website Updates: Stan Dyck (IEEE)
  6. Committee Chairs: Sam Gheesling (ASME)
  7. Engineer’s Fair Committee: Chris Roberdeau (AIAA)
  8. Banquet Committee Report: Sam Gheesling (ASME), Peter Opsahl (SEAW)
  9. Mentor Nights: Jason Salazar (ASME)
    1. Seattle Pacific University: Joe Souther (SAME)
  10. Events Calendar for 2015-2016: Sam Gheesling (ASME)
  11. Open Discussion: All
  12. Action Items from Previous and this Meeting Review: All

September 15, 2015 Meeting Agenda

September 3, 2015

Meeting Announcement

NOTE THE CHANGED DATE

Please provide comments by 9/11/2015

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Razzis Pizzeria 8523 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103 (map)
Free parking is available behind the restaurant and on neighborhood side streets.
Next Meeting: Monday, October 5, 2015

Meeting Agenda

  1. Introductions & Updates on Member Societies’ Events: All
  2. Welcome New Members: Sam Gheesling (ASME)
  3. Approval of Agenda: All
  4. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes: All
  5. Treasurer’s Report : Chris Roberdeau (AIAA)
  6. Website Updates: Stan Dyck (IEEE)
  7. Committee Chairs: Sam Gheesling (ASME)
  8. Mentor Nights: Jason Salazar (ASME)
  9. Events Calendar for 2015-2016: Sam Gheesling (ASME)
  10. Open Discussion: All
  11. Action Items from Previous and this Meeting Review: All