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Deao Wins ASCE Young Engineer Award

Andrew Deao, PE
Andrew Deao, PE
(Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Andrew Deao, PE, a project geotechnical engineer in the Gannett Fleming’s Pittsburgh, Pa., office, received the 2012 Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Board of Directors at the organization's annual conference in October 2012.

The award recognizes members of ASCE, age 35 years or younger, who have advanced the profession; exhibited technical competence, high character, and integrity; developed improved member attitudes toward the profession; and contributed to public service outside their professional careers.

Andrew has been involved with such projects as the Gilboa Dam in New York’s Schoharie County and major improvements to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-79. A past president of the Younger Members Forum of ASCE’s Pittsburgh Section and current Student Award Foundation chair, he was presented with the section’s Young Engineer of the Year Award in 2011.

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