HOUSTON — Walter P Moore has chosen Ryan Seckinger, P.E., as the 2010 recipient of its prestigious “Javier F. Horvilleur Outstanding Young Engineer Award.”

Named in honor and memory of Javier F. Horvilleur, P.E., a Walter P Moore senior principal who died unexpectedly in September 2002, this award is presented annually to one young structural engineer at the company who best exemplifies design excellence, outstanding client service and business acumen.

Seckinger is a senior associate and senior engineer in the Structural Engineering Services Group in Walter P Moore’s Washington, D.C., office. He was selected from nominees from throughout the firm’s 13 offices nationwide. Selection Committee chair Richard Temple cited Seckinger’s outstanding technical and creative contributions to several of the firm’s most significant projects.

In presenting the award, Temple stated: “Ryan Seckinger personifies our next generation of young leaders. Our firm’s future is in excellent hands.”

Seckinger is a graduate of Texas A&M University (Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Civil Engineering). He is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia, Maryland, Texas and Washington, D.C. He also serves as the leader of Walter P Moore’s Healthcare Community of Practice — a national collaborative organization for developing and sharing best practices.

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