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

  • 2020 – Ksenia Tretiakova, P.E.
  • 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 Penn State 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 and Industry Leadership
    Career progress/position advancements
    Awards & recognition
    Significant contributions
  • Community Service and Involvement
    Positive influence on others
    Role model for success
    Significant contributions
  • Service and 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



Globally recognized as a leading architectural engineering department, the mission of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research. The vision of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to lead the world in innovative education and research to achieve high-performing built environments. Our program emphasizes the scientific and engineering aspects of planning, designing, and constructing buildings, providing our architectural engineering graduates with outstanding education and research opportunities. 

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394