Deadline: March 31

The Professional Engineers in Government is administering the annual PEGASUS Award program. The Professional Engineer in Government Achievement and Service in the United States Award recognizes the engineer who has made the most outstanding contribution to the advancement and practice of engineering. The PEGASUS award will honor a registered professional engineer employed by a state, regional, county, special district, or municipal government.

Past Recipients: See the complete list of recipients.



Steven L. Brandau, P.E.

Steven L. Brandau, P.E.Steven L. Brandau, P.E. received his BS Degree from the University of Illinois in 1981 and became a licensed engineer in 1985. Brandau has served as a Civil Engineer for Henry County Highway Department since 1982. He has held membership and offices in and several organizations including the National Society of Professional Engineers, Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, Illinois Association of County Engineers (President 1995), National Association of County Engineers, and Cambridge School Board (President 1999 to 2005). Some of Brandau’s engineering accomplishments include improving and upgrading 85% of the County Highway System, writing a computer program to perform County Motor Fuel Tax Accounting, the basis of which was adopted by the state to write program for all counties; and establishing a 5 year long range Transportation Improvement Program for the planning of capital projects. Brandau’s awards and honors include receiving the 1997 Illinois County Engineer of the year-zone 1 from the Illinois Association of County Engineers, the 2002 Cambridge Rotary Service above Self Award, and in 2013, the ISPE Government Engineer Award.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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