Mining Feature: Mike Shahan Awarded CDC Engineer of the Year Award

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Michael Shahan

Pictured, from L: Acting Administrator of the EPA, Andrew Wheeler; United States Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams; LT Michael Shahan; and RADM Edward Dieser, USPHS Chief Engineer

Michael Shahan, a lieutenant in the U.S. Public Health Service and a mechanical engineer, was chosen by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Engineer of the Year. NSPE, along with sponsor Professional Engineers in Government (PEG), awards the honor annually.

Shahan is one of 32 selected federal engineers in the running for the NSPE/PEG 2019 Federal Engineer of the Year Award.

NSPE will release a top ten finalists list in January and will award its pick for the 2019 Federal Engineer of the Year at a Feb. 22 awards ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

The NSPE is a professional association that addresses the concerns of licensed professional engineers in all disciplines. The Federal Engineer of the Year Award honors engineers employed by a federal agency that employs at least 50 engineers worldwide.

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