Tuesday Oct 25, 2022
A Conversation with Carrie Fischer, 2022 ACEC Young Professional of the Year
Carrie Fischer, P.E., engineer with NTM Engineering, Inc. in Dillsburg, Penn., has been named one of ﬁve 2022 Young Professionals of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
ACEC’s annual Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of engineers early in their career who have contributed to the industry and made an impact on society.
The honor was presented at an awards luncheon during ACEC’s Fall Conference in Colorado Springs, Colo., on October 18.
Fischer was chosen for her work on complicated technical projects dealing with water resources and her leadership, management, and commitment to expanding opportunities for women in the transportation industry.
Fischer helped to introduce the transportation industry to young girls with the WTS TransportationYOU program by partnering with the Girl Scouts and has organized a “Women in Engineering” Event for Twin Valley Middle School every year since 2016.
Fischer earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering from Penn State and Penn State Harrisburg, respectively.
To qualify for the award, nominees must have been 35 years of age or younger on December 31, 2021, and be a Registered Professional Engineer. Nominations for the award are made through ACEC’s 52 state and regional Member Organizations.
Nominees are evaluated and the honorees selected by the Awards Subcommittee of ACEC’s Committee of Fellows.
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