Halff’s Katherine Smith Collects Outstanding Young Civil Engineer Honor

March 28, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas — Halff civil engineer Katherine Smith, PE, CFM, was honored with the Outstanding Young Civil Engineer in the Private Sector award at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Multiregional Leadership Conference in Denver.

Katherine Smith (center) is flanked by ASCE President Maria Lehman and Jared Coleman, President of ASCE Denver.

Smith has worked at Halff since June 2017 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Smith earned her Professional Engineer (PE) license in 2022 and is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).

The award recognizes Katherine’s leadership and dedication to the civil engineering profession. She was nominated by the ASCE Austin Branch’s Youth Member Forum (YMF) group, and her nomination was reviewed by a panel of Life Members from the Colorado section of ASCE. Smith currently serves as the ASCE YMF Chapter president.

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