The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Central Illinois Section recently named two of Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Peoria employees engineers of the year.
P.E., vice president and senior project manager, received the Civil Engineer of
the Year Award, which recognizes distinguished civil engineers for significant
engineering contributions. She has provided services for projects including the
Warehouse District revitalization, Washington Street improvements and new westbound
span of the McClugage Bridge, all in Peoria; and two overpasses and an
underpass for BNSF Railway Co. in Galesburg. She is project manager for the
Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project study and design in Champaign
and Urbana, which is under way.
Loos is a
member of ASCE’s Central Illinois Section and the Women’s Transportation
Seminar, chairwoman of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation
Committee and treasurer for the Peoria CEO Council’s board of directors. She is
the recipient of the 2007 40 Leaders under Forty by InterBusiness Issues; 25
Women in Leadership Award in 2011 by WEEK TV, Marketeer Magazine and Peoria
Area Chamber of Commerce; 2011 American Council of Engineering Companies of
Illinois’ Community Service Award; 2012 Outstanding Engineer Award from the
Society of Women Engineers’ Central Illinois Section; and Princeville Pride
Award from Princeville Schools, in recognition of contributions to the school
and community. She received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Eastern
Illinois University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Bradley
University, where she is a member of the College of Engineering and Technology
Executive Advisory Council.
Kamischke, P.E., S.E., a structural engineer at Hanson’s Peoria office,
received the Young Civil Engineer of the Year Award, which recognizes civil
engineers who are age 35 or younger and have demonstrated leadership potential
and significant engineering contributions. She has assisted with various structural
engineering projects, including the Illinois Army National Guard’s Readiness
Center and Army Aviation Support Facility in Kankakee, Heddington Oaks Nursing
Home in West Peoria, expansion of First United Methodist Church in Peoria,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Integrated Bio-Processing Research
Laboratory and the Iowa Army National Guard Muscatine Joint Readiness Center in
Muscatine, Iowa. She also has conducted precast-concrete plant inspections
nationwide as part of Hanson’s contract with the National Precast Concrete
who also is a member of ASCE’s Central Illinois Section, has a bachelor’s
degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and
a master’s degree in civil engineering from Bradley University.
winners were recognized Sept. 27 during the 92nd annual ASCE Central Illinois
Section Meeting and Banquet in Peoria. ASCE is a professional organization and
the oldest national engineering society in the United States. Founded in 1852,
ASCE has more than 140,000 members worldwide.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting
firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Peoria office is
located at 7625 N. University St., Suite 200, Peoria, IL 61614. The office may
be reached by phone at (309) 691-0902.