December 09, 2013
NSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award
Deadline: January 31
This award recognizes a young NSPE member who has made outstanding contributions to the Engineering Profession and the community during the early years of one's career.
Past Recipients: See a complete list of recipients.
NSPE 2013 Young Engineer of the Year
D. Scott Wolf, PE, PLS, has 15 years combined experience in both the private and government sectors. Mr. Wolf currently serves as a Safety & Geometric Design Engineer for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Resource Center. FHWA's Resource Center provides technology deployment, technical assistance, and training to both internal and external partners delivering the Federal-aid highway program. Scott is based in the Baltimore, MD, Resource Center Office, but serves as a national, technical expert for FHWA in the areas of geometric design, freeway and interchange design and evaluation, and highway intersection safety and design.
Prior to this position, Scott served as Consultant Services Program Manager in the FHWA Office of Infrastructure in Washington, DC, providing technical guidance and direction on the Federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the procurement, management, and administration of consultant services. Mr. Wolf also served as a Transportation Engineer with the Kentucky Division Office of the FHWA responsible for oversight of the design and construction of Federal-aid highway projects throughout Kentucky. Prior to joining FHWA, Scott worked for consulting engineering firms serving as project manager and senior transportation engineer for multiple highway projects throughout Kentucky and Ohio. During this time, Wolf also served an adjunct instructor for surveying courses at a technical college in Kentucky.
Mr. Wolf is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). Scott is an NSPE Fellow, the incoming Chair for the NSPE Professional Engineers in Government (PEG) Interest Group, and the incoming Young Engineers Director on the NSPE Board of Directors.
Scott also serves on various national technical committees including the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Geometric Design Committee and Task Force on Context Sensitive Design/Solutions. Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor in Kentucky.