2011 PSEC Awards Banquet

The 53rd Annual Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) Engineering Awards Banquet 2011 Engineer of the Year Recipients

2011 Engineer of the Year Award Recipients Left to Right: Danielle Vardaro,
Tamaira Ross, John Tawresey, Stephen Burges. Not pictured: Michael Mucha

was held Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:00 PM.

PSEC hosted James M. Ogonowski as the keynote speaker for the evening. Ogonowski is Vice President of Engineering and Senior Chief Engineer of Airplane Structures at The Boeing Company. James Ogonowski

James M. Ogonowski, Boeing

He is responsible for driving engineering excellence in airplane structures and ensuring the technical integrity and success of BCA's development and production programs. He was previously the Chief Structures Engineer for the 787 Program. He joined the 787 Program in February of 2008, responsible for Mission Improvement.

Ogonowski has been with Boeing for 33 years, the first 31 of which were in Integrated Defense Systems and Phantom Works working on various R&D and production programs with an emphasis on composite structures. In addition, he participated in numerous BCA product development studies leading to the structural architecture of the 787.

The evening's honorees included the 2011 PSEC Academic Engineer of the Year, Industry Engineer of the Year, Government Engineer of the Year, Young Engineer of the Year, and Professional Engineer of the Year.

Photos of the event may be found here.