June 20, 2013
NSPE Distinguished Service Award
Deadline: January 31
This award recognizes an NSPE Licensed Member for exceptional contributions to the Engineering Profession, to one's community, and specifically to NSPE.
Past Recipients: See the complete list of recipients.
2013 NSPE Distinguished Service Award
Terry Hull practices water resources, coastal, and environmental engineering. He received a BS degree in bio-medical engineering from the University of Tennessee, and a MS degree in fluid dynamics from the University of Florida. At Taylor Engineering, he led the development of the firm's first formal corporate strategic plan, business development plan, and professional/leadership development program Taylor University. He led the firm's expansion into several states where he holds active professional engineer licenses. As president, he led the firm's growth and acheivement of the Jacksonville Business Journal's 2011 5th ranked engineering firm with a growing national state and federal agency client base. He currently serves as a principal at INTERA where he leads its southeast US expansion.
Terry's honors include Florida Engineering Society Fellow, 2006 Engineer's Week Engineer of the Year (Northeast Florida), 2008 FES Outstanding Service to a Student Chapter Award, 2009 FES Engineer of the Year, and 2012 James F. Shivler, Jr., P.E. Award and 2012 FES Award for Outstanding Service to the Engineering Profession.
Terry's technical achievements include national and international contributions. For the United Nations, he directed comprehensive modeling of the world's third largest watershed for a South America navigation environmental impact study. For FEMA, he oversaw hurricane surge modeling for three states, and a state-of-the-art approach to probabilistic flood hazard mapping of inundation from levee breaches around Lake Okeechobee, Florida. Serving on a FEMA Panel of Experts, he reviewed national coastal engineering study methodologies.
Becoming FES President-Elect this summer, Terry is a founding member of the Lee High School Engineering Academy Advisory Board, and the Jacksonville Affiliate for the ACE Mentoring Program (also serving on the National Affiliates Council). He also serves on the University of North Florida's Dean's Leadership Council (College of Construction, Engineering, and Computing).