Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


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Annual Engineering
Awards Banquet

For more than 130 years, members and friends of the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania have gathered to celebrate engineering, and recognize the best and brightest stars in the profession.


2020 Banquet date just announced: Thursday, February 6, 2020 – Westin Convention Center Hotel

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2019 Banquet Highlights

And a good time was had by all! The 135th ESWP Annual Banquet was held February 7, 2019 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel with great fanfare! More than 430 guests attended the event, believed to be among the longest running awards dinner is in the United States! Thanks to all for supporting this very important engineering gathering. And congratulations to all of our award recipients!

Banquet Videos now available for viewing!

Opening Session

Student Awards

Commercial Project of the Year – Carnegie Mellon University’s David A. Tepper Quadrangle

Emergency Remediation Project of the Year – Route 30 Emergency Rehabilitation

Industrial Project of the Year – Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station

Transportation Project of the Year – Liberty Bridge

President’s Engineering Excellence Award – Mary K. Conturo, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Sports and Exhibition Authority

Engineer of the Year Award – Robert A. (Bob) Weimar, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority

William Metcalf Award – Mark J. Magalotti, Ph.D., P.E., Professor of Practice, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh; Founder, Trans Associates, (retired)