Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


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ESWP Annual Banquet

The ESWP Annual Awards Banquet was held on Thursday, March 9 with almost 500 guests in attendance!

ESWP President Tammi Halapin, Collective Efforts LLC (left) presents the Metcalf Award to George E. Mezey, Trumbull Corporation

WQED’s Rick Sebak was again the Master of Ceremonies, his 18th year in a row! Following a very busy social hour, guests enjoyed a delicious dinner served by the Westin Hotel. Following a slate of award presentations, the evening was highlighted by the William Metcalf Award, presented to George Mezey. Congratulations to all of our Award recipients! Check the Banquet page for videos.


ESWP Award Winners announced!

The Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania has announced the recipients for our 2022 Awards.

For the Projects of the Year, the winners are, per category:

  • Transportation Category: The Southern Beltway
  • Water and Wastewater Category: M29 Overflow
  • Commercial Category: 1600 Smallman Street
  • Emergency Replacement Category: the Fern Hollow bridge

For the Recipients of the Individual Awards, we recognize:

  • Engineer of the Year: Stephen Shanley, Allegheny County DPW
  • Young Engineer of the Year: Michael Szurley, Pennsylvania DOT
  • Higher Educator of the Year: Dr. Joseph Samosky, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • STEM Educator of the Year: Thomas Brambley, PACyber Charter School

Also, as previously announced, the recipient of the 2023 William Metcalf Award for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to George E. Mezey!

Congratulations go out to all of the Award Recipients!

For additional information or to make reservations for the banquet visit our annual events page.

ESWP BoD News!

The December meeting of the ESWP Board of Directors

was held on Thursday, December 16. President Tammi Halapin congratulated outgoing board members, including Chris Hill,  Wayne Johnson, Suresh Ramanathan, George Robinson, Robert Roell, and Tom Woodrow.  Thank you all for your years of service on the ESWP Board! You will be missed!