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YEOY Call for Nominations – 2018

Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year

YEOY Nomination Information and Form (PDF)

Do you know an outstanding young engineer deserving of recognition? Then YOU are invited to submit nominees for the 2017 Young Engineer of the Year (YEOY) Award.


  • Must be 35 years of age or under prior to January 1, 2018 (birth date after January 1, 1983).
  • Hold a degree in engineering from a college or university having an accredited curriculum.
  • Have demonstrated leadership capabilities and made a recognized contribution to the engineering profession.
  • Have participated in and made contributions to technical, charitable, and civic organizations.
  • Either reside or have their principal place of business in the Delaware Valley1 at the time the nomination is submitted.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Scholastic [collegiate] achievements
  • Engineering professional society activities
  • Professional papers authored and/or presented, patents
  • Teaching assignments and research and development activities
  • Engineering experience & registration / certification [EIT, PE]
  • Major professional [work-related] accomplishments
  • Additional activities (civic, fraternal, religious, humanitarian)

Nomination Package

  • The nomination form and associated three pages to address Item 5 of the form (in pdf; available here)
  • A 1,000 word (maximum) biography (in MS Word)
  • Additional information (e.g. letters of commendation) that will enhance your candidate’s nomination (maximum of five pages) (in pdf)
  • A high resolution head / shoulders photograph of the candidate in electronic format.

All parts of the nomination should be submitted together as one package. Additional information to be used in the Engineers Week publicity efforts will be requested of the selected candidate.

The YEOY is expected to participate in the following key events of Engineers Week.

  • Presentation of the award and brief remarks at the Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Brief Remarks at the Young Engineers Social on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
  • Brief Remarks at the Celebration of Engineering Reception on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Submittal Process And Questions

Nominations and questions should be addressed to (email preferred):

Anthony J. Cirillo; 609-720-4016;;
AECOM, 510 Carnegie Center; Princeton, NJ 08540-6241

The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Past Young Engineers of the Year

Check out the archives for the previous Young Engineers of the Year

*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