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    Friday, February 08, 2019
    A Richmond engineering firm won the 2019 Pinnacle Award for Engineering Excellence presented by ACEC Virginia, for a project that will save lives and money. ACEC Virginia, the state’s largest association for engineering firms, awarded the Pinnacle to Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT) of Richmond at its annual awards gala at the Jefferson Hotel. The event capped a statewide contest among 16 ...read more
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Two Virginia engineers—one, the mother of twins, a private airplane pilot and former Peace Corps volunteer; the other, the former owner of a professional photography company and the author of a book on the relationship between pets and their owners—will be recognized as Rising Stars in the engineering profession by ACEC Virginia, the state’s largest association for engineering firms. Tara ...read more
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Two Virginia legislators, who have been engaged in Virginia transportation issues and other key state issues for a combined total of 20 years, have been chosen as Legislators of the Year by ACEC Virginia, the state’s largest membership organization for engineering firms. Del. Christopher Peace from the 97th District and Sen. Scott Surovell from the 36th District will be honored at ACEC Virginia’s ...read more
    Monday, December 10, 2018
    Five central Virginia engineering firms received Engineering Excellence Awards from Virginia’s Top Engineering Association, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC/VA). These firms will be recognized with one of three awards, the Grand, Honor or Merit award. Our three Grand Award Winners are in the running to receive the prized Pinnacle. Projects range from a pump station ...read more
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    EEA WINNERS ANNOUNCED!Who will win the coveted Pinnacle award? Check out our list of Engineering Excellence Awards winners this year. The EEA Gala will honor our projects on February 7, 2019 at the Jefferson Hotel.    Grand Award Winners: These projects show excellence in innovation and creativity, providing exceptional social, economic and environmental benefitsJohnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. ...read more
    Monday, September 17, 2018
    Board Approves New STEM Regulations for Teachers   Two new, enabling regulations governing prospective STEM teachers in Virginia have been approved by the State Board of Education and completed the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall process after ACEC Virginia and the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) proposed and advocated for them. The new state regulations will positively affect K-12 STEM ...read more
    Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    Jeffrey N. Lighthiser, PE, of Draper Aden Associates has been elected 2018-2019 President of The American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC/VA).   Lighthiser, a Virginia Tech graduate, joined Draper Aden Associates in 1975 as a manual drafter and worked his way up as a project engineer, eventually becoming the CEO in 2010. A key figure in opening Draper Aden’s Richmond office in ...read more
    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    Two Virginia legislators have been chosen by ACEC Virginia as Legislators of the Year for their commitment to economic development, good governance and solving the state’s transportation problems. Del. David L. Bulova and Sen. Glen H. Sturtevent Jr. will be honored at ACEC Virginia’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on February 1 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond. ACEC Virginia is the ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    Fairfax engineer Jerry Mrykalo has been named the 2018 Rising Star by ACEC Virginia, the statewide association of professional engineering firms. The award is designed to recognize outstanding firm professionals who significantly contribute to their company’s success and exhibit leadership skills that make them future key players in Virginia’s engineering profession. The award will be presented by ...read more
    Categories: Press Release