Engineering Banquet

Last Modified: January 8, 2017
by Dave

As part of our celebration of Engineering Week in February the PSEC holds an annual banquet where we present our Engineering of the Year awards. Awards are presented in the following categories:

• Academic Engineer of the Year
• Government Engineer of the Year
• Industry Engineer of the the Year
• Kenneth W. Porter Award
• K-12 STEM Engineering Teacher of the Year
• Young Engineer of the Year
• Professional Engineer of the Year

In addition to the awards presentation, we offer a keynote address on an engineering related topic. The awards and speakers are normally announced in December/January. Please come back here around then to get more information and to purchase tickets.

Banquet Announcements

  • 61st Annual Engineer of The Year Banquet

    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.

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  • 61st Annual Engineer of the Year Banquet

    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.

    Please purchase tickets at our Eventbrite Site.

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  • 2019 PSEC Awards Nominations Open

    It is time to recognize members of your organizations. Below are the Awards Nomination Forms and instructions for completion (Word Doc) for the seven awards to be presented at the February 16, 2019 PSEC Engineering Awards Banquet at the Museum of Flight.

    Please identify deserving members of your organizations and submit nominations to the Awards Committee by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact me at jesbcon@uw.edu.

    Nomination Forms

    Below are the nomination forms for each award a Guide for Preparation of Engineer-of-the-Year-Nominations is also shown below. Please provide the required information completely and concisely and follow the posted instructions (Word Doc). Limit nomination packages to 8 pages.

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