The ASME gives out the awards annually to recognize and support engineering excellence. Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace are part of United Technologies Corporation, a MetroHartford Alliance Leadership Investor.
PRATT & WHITNEY
Pratt & Whitney’s Distinguished Engineers of the Year for 2016 are:
- Scott J. Augustine, Rotating Structures Fellow and Discipline Chief, Compression Systems
- Matthew Bintz, Design Discipline Manager, Compression Systems
- Amy Comer, Manager, Compression Systems, Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program
- Jeffrey Nordmark, Manager, Control and Diagnostic Systems, 30K Next Generation Product Family
- Arnold Zandonella, Jr., Manager, Mechanical Systems, Operational Commercial Engines Programs.
“These five engineers deserve to be recognized for their invaluable impact on our company and the engineering field,” said Pratt & Whitney, Vice President of Engineering Tom Prete.
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
UTC Aerospace Systems’ Distinguished Engineers of the Year for 2016 are:
- David Anderson, Chief Engineer, Boeing 787
- Mark Zaffetti, Principal Engineer, Space Systems
Geoff Hunt, Vice President of Engineering at UTC Aerospace Systems noted that the Anderson and Zaffetti’s dedication to UTC Aerospace Systems principles of people, integrity, ideas, and performance has elevated the function of Engineering & Technology.