2016 Award Winners


Project Award Categories:
Architectural Engineering Project - City of West Hollywood Automated Garage
Airports and Ports Project - West Basin Approach Borrow Project
Bikeways and Trails Project - Promenade on College Heights Blvd (Class I Bike Path)
Bridge Project - Lincoln Avenue Widening over the Santa Ana River
Community Improvement Project - 4th Street Community Park
Construction Project - Green Port Gateway Rail Project
Energy Project - Waste to Energy - Bowerman Power Project
Environmental Engineering Project - Happy Valley Bioswale-Meiners Oaks Urban LID Retrofit
Flood Management Project - Eagle Canyon Dam & Debris Basin
Geotechnical Project - Cow Camp Road Design-Phase 1A &1B
Historical Renovation Project - North Main St. Bridge over Los Angeles River
Parks and Recreation Project - Ocotillo Park, Cathedral City
Roadway and Highway Project - Bristol Street Improvements Phase II
Small Project - City of Torrance Stormwater Basin and Treatment Wetlands Enhancements
Structural Engineering Project - East Fork Road over North Fork San Gabriel River Bridge Retrofit
Sustainable Engineering Project - LAPD Metropolitan Division Facility
Transportation Project - Foothill Gold Line-Pasadena to Azusa
Urban or Land Developement Project - Alegre Affordable Apartments
Water Project - North Kern WSD Drought Relief Project
Water/Wastewater Treatment Project - COS Rehab Market St. to Slauson Ave. and COS at 59th and Fourth Ave.

Individual Award Categories:
Outstanding Civil Engineering Student - Cindy Anaya
Outstanding Faculty Advisor - Patrick Lynett, Ph.D., M.ASCE
Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Linda Luu, P.E.
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Ravi Shah, P.E.
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Brian Phan, E.I.T
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Service to ASCE YMF - Remi Candaele, P.E.
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Service to ASCE LA Section - Androush Danielians, P.E.
Legislator of the Year - Congressman Tony Cardenas
Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector - Kevin Onuma, P.E.
Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector - Fred Minagar, P.E.
Lifetime Achievement Award - Harvey Gobas, P.E.
President's Award - Gayle Stewart, CAE
Carl Blum Award - Josue Vaglienty, P.E.


View the 2015 Award Winners


2016-2017 ASCE Los Angeles Section President, Kathereen Shinkai, P.E., M.ASCE

Each year, the Los Angeles Section presents Project and Individual Awards at the Section Annual Meeting.  These Awards are selected from nominations made by the Branches, Younger Member Forum, Life Member Forum, Technical Groups, Committees, and individual members.  All nominations should be coordinated with and processed through the local Branch in which the person is a member or where the project is located. The Section Award Categories have now been aligned with the Region 9 Award Categories. All Award winners, Projects and Individuals, will be forwarded to the Region 9 Awards Committee for consideration of a Region 9 Award to be presented in the following calendar year.

The award categories are as follows:

Project Award Categories:

Airports and Ports Project
Architectural Engineering Project
Bikeways and Trails Project
Bridge Project
Community Improvement Project
Construction Project
Energy Project
Environmental Engineering Project
Flood Management Project
Geotechnical Project
Historical Renovation Project
Parks and Recreation Project
Roadway and Highway Project
Small Project
Structural Engineering Project
Sustainable Engineering Project
Transportation Project
Urban or Land Developement Project
Water Project


Individual Award Categories:

Outstanding Civil Engineering Student
Outstanding Civil Engineer in support of Student Chapters and Civil Engineering Students
Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private or Public Sector
Outstanding Civil Enginer in Innovation or Research
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities
Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service
Outstanding Civil Engineer in ASCE Involvement and Leadership
Outstanding Civil Engineer in service to ASCE Region, Section, Branch, Younger or Life Member Forums
Excellence in Journalism
Legislator of the Year
Lifetime Achievement in Civil Engineering


Nominated projects shall be located within the boundaries of the Los Angles Section. Individual Nominees shall be ASCE Section members, except for the Excellence in Journalism Award and Legislator of the Year Award.  The award submission shall all be electronic and submitted through this web site.  Nominations should include all pertinent information to provide the best possible description of the nominee.  The Award Nominations become the property of the Los Angeles Section of ASCE and may be publicized without further permission. The Award Nominations will be evaluated by the Section’s Awards Committee and award winners will be notified.

Please check back again for information about the location and date of the 2017 Awards Event.