Engineering Banquet

Last Modified: March 25, 2022
by Dave

As part of our celebration of Engineering Week in February the PSEC holds an annual banquet where we present our Engineering of the Year awards. Awards are presented in the following categories:

• Academic Engineer of the Year
• Government Engineer of the Year
• Industry Engineer of the the Year
• Kenneth W. Porter Award
• K-12 STEM Engineering Teacher of the Year
• Young Engineer of the Year
• Professional Engineer of the Year

In addition to the awards presentation, we offer a keynote address on an engineering related topic. The awards and speakers are normally announced in December/January. Please visit this page in January to get updates and purchase tickets for the awards banquet.

Banquet Announcements

  • 2023 PSEC EoY Awards – Nominations Open

    It is time to recognize members of your societies. Download Award Nomination Instructions and Award Nomination Forms for the seven awards to be presented at the February 18, 2023 PSEC Engineering Awards Banquet at the Museum of Flight using the link below. Please identify deserving members of your societies and submit nominations to the Awards Committee by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact me at

    John Schaufelberger
    2023 Awards Committee Chair

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  • 63rd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet Was Held

    63rd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the
    Museum Of Flight Skyline room

    “Space 2.0”
    Keynote Speaker was: Brent Sherwood
    Senior Vice President, BLUE ORIGIN
    See you Saturday February 18, 2023 for the 64th awards

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  • 63RD Engineer of the Year Award Banquet

    The President of PSEC and the Banquet Committee Chair invite you to attend the 63rd Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet
    Saturday, May 14, 2022
    Museum Of Flight
    Skyline room
    Doors Open – 5:00 PM
    Social Hour – 6:00 PM
    Dinner & Program – 7:00 PM
    The Museum of Flight
    9404 E Marginal Way S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    “Space 2.0”
    Keynote Speaker: Brent Sherwood
    Senior Vice President, BLUE ORIGIN
    Dinner & Admission $75 Early Bird Special $700/Table,, $100 after early bird,$1000/table

    Table Reservation: Seats 10
    For Table Reservations, please contact:

    Brent Sherwood

    Brent Sherwood

    SVP, Advanced Development Programs, Blue Origin


    Brent is a space architect whose technical interests are rooted in development of LEO resort passenger travel, space power for Earth, and lunar urbanism. At Blue Origin, Brent leads development of space flight product lines for Next-Gen Space Transportation, Space Mobility, Space Destinations, and Lunar Permanence. He was at JPL for 14 years, with two primary roles: Program Manager for planetary mission formulation and strategy; and creation of the JPL Innovation Foundry. Before JPL he was at the Boeing Company for 17 years, with leadership roles in human exploration system configuration design, ISS module manufacturing engineering, and business development on Sea Launch, ISS, commercial space initiatives, and space science pursuits.

    Here is our eventbrite link:

    2022 PSEC Engineering Awards Banquet, Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, WA Tickets, Sat, May 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

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