AWWA Young Engineer of the Year Chapter Award Goes to CDM Smith’s Tyson Hann
HOUSTON, Texas—CDM Smith is proud to announce that wastewater engineer Tyson Hann, PE, D.Eng., has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Southeast Chapter of the Texas American Water Works Association (AWWA). Hann accepted his award during the Houston Chapter’s Engineers Week celebrations from February 18-24, 2018.
Hann has been actively involved with the Southeast Chapter of Texas AWWA for several years, participating in chapter meetings and young professional events with both his local chapter and the state organization. He has served as the chair of the Scholarship Committee for the Southeast Chapter of Texas AWWA for the past four years. In this role, Hann created a local scholarship program awarding over $20,000 in scholarships to members of the Southeast Chapter of Texas AWWA while also participating in the statewide evaluation and award of over 60 scholarships for Texas AWWA.
“I’m honored to receive this award from the Southeast Texas AWWA, and I’m proud of the assistance our chapter has been able to provide to local students. As I move into the leadership role of Vice President for our local chapter, I look forward to continuing to build momentum in the local scholarship program and with the chapter,” said Hann.
Currently, Hann is a project engineer for the design of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. He has led and participated in designs for several clients, including municipal work in the cities of Houston, Pearland, Memphis, and with the San Jacinto River Authority. Prior to joining the firm, Hann earned Bachelor’s degrees in Agricultural Engineering and Civil Engineering, a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, and a Doctor of Engineering, all at Texas A&M University.
"Throughout my time at CDM Smith, I have been able to develop my technical skills and become a more well-rounded engineer," he said. "I'm grateful to CDM Smith for supporting my participation in the chapter and for the opportunity to assist clients with their unique, interesting, and large-scale water infrastructure projects."
Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.