Newark, NJ – Christopher M. Hanna, PE, of Pennoni’s Newark, NJ office was selected by the Executive Board of ASCE's North Jersey Branch to receive the 2018 Young Civil Engineer of the Year Award. This award is presented to a young civil engineer who has significantly contributed to the civil engineering profession. Chris received this distinguished award at the North Jersey Branch Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fairfield, NJ.
Chris is a Project Engineer with 15 years of experience and is responsible for managing projects in the construction administration and inspection phases for Pennoni’s municipal, county, and state clients. He has experience in various types of construction management, and he has designed and inspected various roadway reconstruction, heavy civil and rail, and major stormwater projects throughout the state of New Jersey.
In addition to his professional credentials, Chris is an active member of the engineering community, volunteering his time to mentor young engineers and students through various STEM programs. He has also served in many positions, such as ASCE North Jersey Branch Younger Member Group President in 2016 and currently as Branch Construction Technical Chair; ASCE Committee on Younger Members, Corresponding Member (2017- Present); NJIT Adjunct Professor (2014 - Present); NJIT ASCE Student Chapter Practitioner Advisor (2014 - Present); ACE Mentor since 2017, and more. Chris is also a frequent presenter and speaker at the ASCE National Conventions as well as many regional conferences over the past few years.
More about the ASCE North NJ Young Civil Engineer of the Year Award
Presented to a young civil engineer who has significantly contributed to the civil engineering profession. Must be 35 years of age or younger as of August 1. Must be a member in good standing with the New Jersey Section and North Jersey Branch (ASCE Membership grade must be at least associate member).