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Awards and Recognition

Being awarded a project win is a great beginning.  Receiving an award for the quality of the completed project is a rewarding conclusion for us and our clients. We are honored that our work, our members, and our company are repeatedly recognized by the engineering industry and organizations across so many disciplines, from local chapters to international associations. Since our founding in 1913, we have built a reputation for delivering innovative solutions to our clients most challenging problems. It is through the unwavering passion of our talented members to exceed expectations that Stanley Consultants is able to provide award-winning service to our clients. Please read our annoucements to learn more about our recent award-winning projects, clients, members and company.

Current Industry Rankings

Stanley Consultants is consistently ranked among the top engineering firms nationally and regionally.  Below is a list of ranking for our regional offices.

Roberts Selected for Iowa State Unversity CBE Hall of Fame

December 15, 2016 | Gayle Roberts, P.E., President and CEO of Stanley Consultants, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Iowa State University Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).

Arizona DOT US 60 Grand Avenue/SR 303 Loop Wins Grand Award

October 28, 2016 | The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Arizona presents Grand Award to Arizona Department of Transportation design for US 60 Grand Avenue/SR 303L project.

ISTHA Fox River Bridge Design Earns Engineering Excellence Award

October 27, 2016 | The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Illinois presents Honor Award to Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Fox River Bridge Design.

City of Provo & UDOT's Westside Connector Snags Outstanding Project Award

October 26, 2016 | Provo’s Lakeview Parkway/Westside Connector is named a 2016 Most Outstanding Project by Utah Construction & Design magazine.

Reconstructing Credit Island Lodge Nets APWA Award

September 1, 2016 | Davenport's Credit Island Lodge Reconstruction Project recognized as Project of the Year (Disaster/Emergency Reconstruction /Repair, $1M to $2.5M category) by the Iowa Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers Honors Coon Rapids Dam with Exceptional Engineering Award

March 1, 2016 | MSPE Exceptional Engineering Award recognizes the Coon Rapids Dam rehabilitation project for its exceptional engineering, including new/advanced engineering techniques; project impact on the public’s health, safety and welfare; and economic benefit.

Empire District Electric Company Lowers Emissions, Earns Honor Award

December 1, 2015 | The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa recognizes Empire District Electric Company's Scrubber Retrofit Project with Honor Award.

Credit Island Lodge Reconstruction Wins ACEC Iowa Grand Award

December 1, 2015 | The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa awards Credit Island Lodge Reconstruction project the Grand Award (1st place) in its annual Engineering Excellence competition.

Stanley Consultants' Wastewater Projects Win Dual Awards

September 29, 2015 | The West Side Diversion Tunnel and the Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion were each named 2015 Top Projects by Water and Wastes Digest. The competition honors the top 10 water and wastewater projects in the U.S.

West Side Diversion Tunnel Named Outstanding Civil Engineering Project of the Year

September 10, 2015 | The Iowa Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers awarded the Oustanding Civil Engineering Project Achivement Award (OCEA) to the West Side Diversion Tunnel at its annual banquet. This 3.1-mile-long sanitary sewer project has received five significant awards.

Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Named APWA Project of the Year

July 18, 2015 | The Iowa City Wastewater Expansion Project was named Project of the Year in the Environmental $25M - $75M Category by the Iowa Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Chicago Museum Permeable Pavement Project Wins Merit Award

July 2015 | The American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois awarded the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Permeable Paving project with an Award of Merit in its annual Engineering Excellence Awards competition.

Engelkemier Named 40 Under 40 Winner by Consulting Specifying-Engineer Magazine

May 14, 2015 | Monte Engelkemier, P.E, Project Principal and Senior Mechanical Engineer, has received a 40 Under 40 Award from Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine. This award is given to 40 building industry professionals age 40 and younger who stand out in all aspects of their lives, particularly in the nonresidential building community.

Corporate Marketing Department Wins Direct Mail Pinnacle Award

Stanley Consultants’ 2014 holiday card, which featured “How to Design a Snowflake,” received a Pinnacle Award in the direct mail category from the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) at the SMPS Heartland Regional Conference in May.

Fort Des Moines Park Wins Honor Award

May 2015 | Renovations at the Fort Des Moines Park received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa.

Scott Eshleman Named ASCE Illinois Citizen Engineer of the Year

October 30, 2014 | Mr. Scott Eshleman, Principal Structural Engineer and Structural Department Manager, of Stanley Consultant, Chicago, has been named ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Illinois Section's Citizen Engineer of the Year.

University of Tampa project wins Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) award

August 19, 2014 | The Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) has awarded a project on the University of Tampa campus with the Best in Construction Award in the Utility Coordination – Damage Prevention Category.

Celery Fields Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

May 1, 2014 | The Celery Fields project has been selected as winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Florida Stormwater Association. The award includes all phases of the project from permitting and design through construction and water quality monitoring over a five-year period.

Stanley Consultants’ Corporate Marketing Department Wins SMPS Awards

May 2014 | The Utah and Chicago Chapters of the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) have honored Stanley Consultants with awards for marketing materials.

Russell Road Bridge At I-94 Wins Engineering Excellence Award

May 8, 2014 | The Russell Road Bridge at I-94 project won an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois.

IL-47 Reconstruction Wins Two Awards

May 8, 2014 | The IL-47 Reconstruction project has earned two ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards.

Knott and Pacini win Scientist of the Year awards

March 31, 2014 | Mike Knott and Lain Pacini, both senior environmental scientists with Stanley Consultants, were recently honored by the Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) at its 52nd annual conference.

Minneapolis Office Makes List of Top Engineering Firms

March 3, 2014 | Stanley Consultants' Minneapolis office, located at 5775 Wayzata Boulevard, is ranked on the Top Engineering Firms list published by the Minneapolis – St. Paul Business Journal.

Roadway Widening and Intersection Improvements Wins Sandy City Project of the Year

February 11, 2014 | The City of Sandy City, Utah has selected the Sandy City Roadway Widening and Intersections Improvement Project as the Project of the Year.

Sonoqui Wash Flood Control Project Wins Design Award

October 7, 2013 |The Sonoqui Wash Channelization Phase 2 project, a regional flood control channel located in Maricopa County, Arizona, recently received an Honor Award in the annual Engineering Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC).

Modern Woodmen Park Flood Protection Wins APWA Award

August 8, 2013 | The Iowa Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) named it Project of the Year in the Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair, Less than $5 Million Category.

Waverly Dam Reconstruction Project Wins ASCE Iowa's OCEA Award

August 3, 2013 | The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) of Iowa awarded the Waverly Dam Reconstruction project the Outstanding Civil Engineering Project Achievement Award.

West Valley Promenade wins Merit Award

May 18, 2013 | The Utah Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has awarded a Merit Award to the West Valley Plaza in its 2013 Awards competition. In 2012 the project received a 2012 Award of Merit for Construction Excellence from the Associated General Contractors of Colorado.

Modern Woodmen Park Flood Protection Wins National Award

April 23, 2013 | The American Council of Engineering Companies has awarded a National Recognition Award for the Modern Woodmen Park flood protection project in the 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.

Chicago's LaSalle Drive Wins ACEC Illinois Merit Award

February 8, 2013 | The LaSalle Drive project in Chicago earned a Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Illinois in the Transportation Category.

Illinois State University Earns ACEC Merit Award

February 8, 2013 | The Illinois State University, South Campus project earned a Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Illinois in the Energy Category.

Florida Restoration Project Wins National Award

January 4, 2013 | The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) awarded The Celery Fields Restoration Project a national Excellence in Conservation Award.

Northwestern University Project Wins Historic Preservation Award

September 4, 2012 | Northwestern University has received an Historic Preservation Award from the Evanston Preservation Commission for the 1 Northwestern Place Intersection and Emergency Access Improvements project.

University of Iowa Chilled Water Plant Wins Top Award in Renewable Energy

August 13, 2012 | Power Magazine awarded the University of Iowa Research Park Tri-Generation Power Plant a Top Plant Award in the Gas Fired Category.

Engineering News-Record magazine’s Annual Industry Rankings

July 2, 2012 | Stanley Consultants is ranked in multiple “Top” categories in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual ranking of world top engineering firms.

John Twitty Energy Center Wins Multiple Awards

June 4, 2012 | The John Twitty Energy Center has been awarded a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies; an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa; and a Top Plant Award from POWER magazine.

Water Recharge Project Honored by State and Local Organizations

May 21, 2012 | The Superstition Mountains Recharge Project has received a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies and an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona.

Stanley Receives ISU Distinguished Alumni Award

May 10, 2012 | Dick Stanley, chair emeritus and past president of Stanley Consultants received the Iowa State University Distinguished Alumni Award.

Road Widening Project Wins Partnering Award

May 10, 2012 | The Ellsworth Road widening project won the 2012 Arizona Transportation Partnering Award.

President Gayle Roberts Wins Leadership Award

April 12, 2012 | Gayle Roberts, president of Stanley Consultants, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Athena Award.

Prescher wins 40 Under 40 Award

July 13, 2011 | John Prescher has been selected as a recipient of the 2011 Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s 40 Under 40 Award.

Thomopulos and Reischauer Honored by Iowa Engineering Society

July 12, 2011 | CEO and Chairman of the Board Gregs Thomopulos received the Voice of the Engineer Award. Senior Vice President Bennett Reischauer received the Distinguished Service Award.

Stanley Consultants wins SAME Sustaining Member Award

June 21, 2011 | The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) named Stanley Consultants the winner of the Seymour S. Greenfield Sustaining Member Award.

Thomopulos Receives Prestigious OPAL Award

March 30, 2011 | Gregs Thomopulos, Chairman & CEO of Stanley Consultants, Inc., received the 2011 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for lifetime achievement in management.
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