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Past Engineers of the Year


The highlight of each Engineers Week activities is honoring the Engineer of the Year who is elected by his/her peers through the many professional, technical and scientific societies in the Delaware Valley.  Past Engineers of the Year have come from a variety of disciplines and firms and have worked in private industry, government and/or education from the greater Philadelphia region. They are:

1953 Nevin E. Funk, PE
1954 Walter J. Kruegger, Jr.
1955 Harry A. Kulijian
1956 Francis S. Friel, PE
1957 Lester M. Goldsmith, PE
1958 Kilshaw M. Irwin
1959 Samuel S. Baxter, PE
1960 Hilliard W. Page
1961 I. Melvin Stein
1962 James H. Harlow, PE 
1963 Leroy A. Brothers, PhD
1964 Henry M. Chance, II, PE
1965 Leo Steg, PE
1966 Carl C. Chambers, PE, PhD
1967 Frank Piasecki, PE
1968 Nathan Cohn, PE
1969 Allan F. Clark, Jr., PE
1970 William H. Haggerty, PhD
1971 Samuel T. Hudson, PE
1972 James L. Everett, III, PE
1973 Louis T. Klauder, PE
1974 Lewis A. Caccese, PE
1975 John J. Rumpf, PhD, PE
1977 John Lotz, PE
1978 H. Robert Sharbaugh
1979 Vincent S. Boyer, PE
1980 W. Spencer Bloor, PE 
1981 Robert M. Koerner, PhD, PE
1982 Walter F. Speigel, PE
1983 August D. Pistilli, PE
1984 Joseph Bordogna, PhD
1985 C. R. “Chuck” Pennoni, PE
1986 John S. Kemper, PE
1987 Richard E. Woodring, PhD, PE
1988 Gunnar E. Sarsten, PE
1989 Gerald E. Speitel, PE
1990 E. Ross Forman, PE
1991 Mark Z. Hanlon, PE
1992 Joseph V. Mullin, PhD, PE
1993 Stephen B. Lester, PE
1994 John E. Kampmeyer, PE

1995 Harry M. Perks, PE
1996 Edward E. Gilvey, PE
1997 Joseph R. Syrnick, PE, PLS
1998 Thomas G. McWilliams, Jr., PhD
1999 Lawrence M. Moy, PE
2000 Bruce A. Eisenstein, PhD, PE
2001 Pasquale A. Dougherty, PE, PLS
2002 Edward D’Alba, PE
2003 Robert M. Rodgers, PE
2004 Matthew Burns, PE
2005 Donald D. Dalessandro
2006 Eric L. Flicker, PE
2007 Joseph Viscuso, PE, PLS
2008 Dianne Dorland, PhD, PE
2009 David S. Lowdermilk, PE
2010 Selçuk Güçeri, PhD
2011 Douglas Kriebel, PE
2012 Timothy H. Haahs, PE, AIA
2013 Charles A. Clerecuzio, PE, CPIP
2014 Suzette M. Schultz
2015 Adam K. Fontecchio, PhD
2016 Kevin L. Johnson, PE

 

*Delaware Valley is defined as Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem counties in Southern New Jersey