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Matthew Jacobson, EIT, ENV SP, A.M.ASCE


Outstanding Civil Engineer in service to ASCE Region, Section, Branch, YMF and/or LMF


Matthew Jacobson, EIT, ENV SP, A.M.ASCE is a Civil Analyst with Kimley-Horn, in Los Angeles working on intelligent transportation system (ITS) projects across California. He has worked on projects at all stages of the engineering process through planning, entitlements, data collection, design, and construction. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona in 2021.

During his undergraduate journey, he was a part of the inaugural ASCE National Student Ambassador Program, Chaired the ASCE Student Presidential Group (SPG), was named one of ten 2020 ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering - Collegiate Edition, and received the William Wisely Award from Society President Jean-Louis Briaud. He also served as the CPP ASCE President leading the student chapter to receive the 2021 ASCE Region 9 Distinguished Student Chapter Award.

Post-graudation he wanted to continue developing relationships with young engineers, help others with their careers, and advance the profession of civil engineering. He is involved locally with ASCE LA YMF, MLAB, and serves at the Society Level with the ASCE Committee on Younger Members and on Governing Documents.

Since graduating he has chair the return of the first in-person LA YMF Student Night and Job Fair since COVID, plans conferences for younger members through CYM, attends government relations events to advocate for America’s Infrastructure, and lead efforts to host the inaugural LA YMF Golf Tournament.