Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, was named the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Thursday, June 8. He received the award during this year’s TSPE Conference and 87th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. Duehr is a Dallas-based project manager for Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), a planning, engineering, and program management firm.

Duehr graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and has experience designing and managing a broad range of municipal projects. He is engaged in the analysis, planning, design, and construction management of water, sewer, and stormwater utilities, along with street improvements throughout North Texas.

“I am extremely grateful to be recognized for this award,” said Duehr. “I am motivated every day by the mission of NSPE, which is paraphrased as supporting the development and lifelong learning of individuals. This mission enables us to continually grow, enhance the profession, and positively impact our communities.”

The TSPE established the award in 1970 and receives nominations from chapters across the state. TSPE seeks to acknowledge the recipient’s technical ability, professional achievements, and civic and humanitarian activities.

Duehr has been with LAN for four years and was recently named the Young Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers – Preston Trail Chapter. Read more about the TSPE Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Award at the Texas Society of Professional Engineers TSPE Awards (