DALLAS, Texas - The Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) named Mathew Busby, P.E., as its 2019 Young Engineer of the Year. The award, given by TSPE since 1967, recognizes individuals for their technical ability, professional achievements, and civic and humanitarian activities. Busby will be presented the award at the TSPE Engineer’s Week Annual Awards Luncheon on Feb. 20, 2019, at the Plano Event Center.

Busby, who serves as a project manager for civil engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), has worked on municipal infrastructure projects for more than 10 years. These projects, which include utility relocations, pipelines, pump stations, treatment plants, drainage and neighborhood streets, have helped improve the quality of life for Dallas and surrounding areas.

“The award is a tribute to Mathew’s service to Dallas and the engineering industry in the last decade,” said Steve Gilbreath, P.E., LAN’s vice president and director of the firm’s Infrastructure Business Group.

Busby holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he is a mentor to current students. He is also an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, Water Environment Association of Texas, and the American Water Works Association. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas.