2014 Texas Tech Distinguished Engineer

DE-2014The Texas Tech University Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering named Victoria Richards Harkins, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE., as a recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Engineer Award. The Distinguished Engineer Award was established during the 1966–1967 academic year to recognize the most outstanding former students of the College of Engineering. Recipients of the award must be distinguished in their profession, an inspiration to their peers, and have demonstrated a continuing interest in areas outside the field of engineering.

Dr. Harkins’ past recognized accomplishments include the 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Texas Gold Medal/Eminent Conceptor Engineering Excellence Award and ACEC National Recognition for her work and design on the Hamilton Pool and its Receiving Watershed Restoration Project in Austin, Texas. She was also awarded the 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers Texas Outstanding Civil Engineering Award.