YOUNG ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Augustine Verrengia, PE

2021 TSPE Travis Chapter Young Engineer of the Year

Augustine Verrengia is a professional engineer with over 10 years of experience in civil engineering design, project management and construction administration duties gained through assignments in mixed-use, residential, municipal, industrial and commercial projects. In his current role as a project manager at Stantec, Augustine manages a team of engineers and designers to plan and construct large-scale mixed-use real estate developments such as the ACC Highland Campus and the Domain. Some professional highlights during his career include managing the design of the countries largest ever P3 Student Housing project in College Station, Texas and the memorialization of the Space Shuttle Independence at NASA’s Space Center in Houston, Texas. 

Throughout his career Augustine has been involved in numerous professional organizations beginning at University of Texas – San Antonio where he served as Vice President of his ASCE student chapter. After graduation he served on the Education Committee for the ASCE Houston branch. Augustine became involved at the ASCE Texas Section level through the Government Affairs Committee and has been directly involved in committee assignments such as assisting in the preparation of the Texas Infrastructure Report Card and planning outreach events like the Texas Legislative Drive-in. Most recently, he worked with the ASCE Austin branch and created the branch-level Government Affairs Committee and served as the ASCE Austin branch Sponsorship Committee Chair. Currently he is serving as the ASCE Texas Section Government Affairs Committee Chair.

In his spare time you can find Augustine spending time with his family, enjoying the outdoors by going hiking or swimming, playing music, cooking up a nice meal, and reading a good book.
 

The TSPE Travis Chapter Young Engineer of the Year Award is the highest honor given to a Young TSPE member. Eligibility is restricted to engineers who are age 34 or under, graduate of an accredited engineering school, EIT or PE, and a member in good standing of TSPE and NSPE. TSPE seeks to acknowledge the recipient's technical ability, professional achievements, civic and humanitarian activities. ​