Jason McFadden honore2019 ASAE Early Career Impact Award

ASAE Early Career Impact Award

The Alumni Society of Architectural Engineers created and administers the annual ASAE Early Career Impact Award to honor and recognize alumni of Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering in the early stages of their careers.

Past Recipients

2019 - Jamison Morse

2018 - Kimberlee McKitish

2017 - Patrick Murphy

2016 - Jason McFadden

2015 - Rebecca Delaney

2014 - Natalie Bryner


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Received a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree in architectural engineering from The Pennsylvania State University within 10 years of the nomination date
  • Demonstrated outstanding technical expertise in the AEC industry
  • Shows outstanding potential for continued success in their field
  • Made a significant contribution to the field of architectural engineering

Selection Criteria

The selection committee will review nominations based on the following criteria:

  • Career Experience & Industry Leadership
    • Career progress/position advancements
    • Awards & recognition
    • Significant contributions
  • Community Service & Involvement
    • Positive influence on others
    • Role model for success
    • Significant contributions
  • Service & Outreach to Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Potential for Continued Success

Nomination Procedures

Nominations may come from anyone with direct knowledge of the nominee’s career accomplishments and contribution to the architectural engineering industry.

Nomination packages include:

Nominations and all supporting documentation must be received by the established deadlines for consideration. Please complete the online nomination form and send PDF versions of the nominee’s resume and up to two letters of recommendation to ASAEawards@gmail.com.

Note: The online nomination form cannot be saved and must be completed in one sitting.


December/January - Call for Nominations
August 31, 2020 (deadline extended for 2020 cycle) - Completed nomination package due
September - Nomination packages reviewed by selection committee
Fall 2020 - Notify award recipient
To be determined - Present ASAE Early Career Impact Award



Widely acknowledged as one of the top Architectural Engineering programs in the world, the Penn State AE Department is dedicated to providing outstanding academic excellence to all of our students. The AE program is focused on preparing students and conducting research in the design, engineering, and construction of building projects.

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394