- Industry Engineer of the Year 2023
The Boeing Company
Steven Chisholm, The Boeing Company, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Industry Engineer of the Year Award in recognition of his many contributions to the aviation industry as a mechanical and structural engineer; his leadership in ensuring the structural integrity of Boeing products; and his contributions to the aviation industry in the areas of safety, regulatory activity, advanced composites, and additive manufacturing.
As Vice President and Functional Chief Engineer for Mechanical and Structural Engineering (MSE), he leads the integration of people, practices, and tools for the MSE function across all business units within the company. He dedicated most of the last 36 years contributing to airplane safety. For more than a decade, he assessed the structural integrity of individual airplanes, reviewed and approved structural repairs, and interfaced with airline customers on maintaining the safety of their airplanes. He led the Federal Aviation Administration-sponsored industry group responsible for publication of industry guidance on mandatory actions for service issues, rulemaking on addressing in-service corrosion, and maintenance programs for addressing the potential for widespread fatigue damage. He led efforts in the industry to continue development of advanced composites and expand their use in airplane structures. He collaborated with external partners, both international and domestic, to explore more efficient airplane manufacturing processes to reduce airplane weight and to expand the ability to recycle airplane components.
He has made an indelible impact in the field of engineering. His technical and business leadership have positioned Boeing for success and helped create a pipeline of future talent for the company. His efforts to advance women have significantly amplified their voices within Boeing and in the industry.Continue reading →
- Has contributed significantly to the application of engineering in industry.
- Has shown leadership in advancing or improving the industrial process.
- Has demonstrated use of engineering to minimize environmental impacts.
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- 2019 – Rod Boyer, RBTi Consulting
- 2017 – Majid Abab, The Boeing Company
- 2015 – Daniel Sanders, PhD – The Boeing Company
- 2013 – Shanying Zeng, Ph. D. – The Boeing Company
- 2012 – Linda M. S. Thomas – The Boeing Company
- 2011 – Tamaira Ross – The Boeing Company
- 2010 – Glen J. Bertini, PE – Novinium
- 2009 – Leonard Frederick Reid – Fatigue Technology, Inc.
- 2008 – Arlene McKeeman Brown – The Boeing Company
- 2007 – Dr. Naval Agarwal – The Boeing Company
- 2006 – Cynthia Wernet PE – The Boeing Company
- 2005 – James T. Russell
- 2004 – Roger Gallington Ph.D. PE – American Challenge
- 2003 – John R. Holmquist PE, NSPE – Weyerhaeuser
- 2002 – Edward R. Schild PE, NSPE – Puget Sound Energy
- 2001 – Mostafa Rasaian Ph.D. PE – The Boeing Company
- 2000 – Michael A. Landy – BF Goodrich Aerospace Company
- 1999 – W. Marlo Stebner – The Boeing Company
- 1998 – Glenn K. Landguth PE – The Boeing Company
- 1997 – Richard J Schonberger Ph.D – Schonberger Assoc
- 1995 – Warren E. Jamison Ph.D, PE – Salient Systems Inc.
- 1994 – Eugene K. Melnick PE – The Boeing Company
- 1993 – Kathryn Whiting – The Boeing Company
- 1992 – Robert J. Gerrish PE – The Boeing Company
- 1991 – Richard Coe Ph.D – The Boeing Company
- 1990 – Douglas E. Miller PE – The Boeing Company
- 1989 – Robert M. Braukus – Puget Sound Power & Light
- 1988 – David W. Harris – The Boeing Company
- 1987 – Douglas C. Montgomery Ph.D – University of Washington
- 1986 – Alan R. Mulally – The Boeing Company
- 1985 – David L. Coffman – Coffman Engineers
- 1984 – James A. Kinghorn – U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
- 1983 – Robert Pedersen PE – Wash. Surveying & Rating B.
- 1982 – William Beebe – The Boeing Company
- 1981 – Robert Gilmore
- 1980 – Robert T. Bronder PE – The Boeing Company
- 1979 – Elizabeth Plunkett – The Boeing Company