Darrell Berry is Wisconsin’s 2019 STEM Forward Engineer of the Year!

January 14, 2020


Man standing in blue shirt with Milwaukee River Front behind himDarrell Berry was recently named the 2019 Wisconsin STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Forward Engineer of the Year! Since 1953, STEM Forward in Milwaukee has recognized an outstanding contributor to the engineering profession with the Engineer of the Year award. Darrell was nominated for this award by the Southeast Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Wisconsin Section.

Throughout a nearly 50-year-long career, Darrell has made consistent and significant contributions to the engineering profession and his local community. He’s helped raise the visibility of the engineering profession while also serving as a role model for others. Darrell currently manages transportation and bridge design engineering projects for clients including the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Though semi-retired, Darrell continues to lend his experience to local projects which better their respective communities and preserve historic properties for future generations to learn from and enjoy.

Darrell has been an active member of the ASCE – Wisconsin Section for many years as a Fellow Member and a Life Member. He is currently the chairman of the Section’s Awards Committee and has received the Section’s Distinguished Service Award and the Section’s Merit Award for Engineer in Consulting Practice.

STEM Forward Engineers are recognized for their exemplary contributions to the profession of engineering, as well as to ASCE. This is a great honor and testament to Darrell’s commitment to both ASCE as an organization and engineering as a profession.

Darrell will be presented with the award at the 2020 Engineers Week Banquet in Milwaukee on February 12th. Congratulations on this great honor, Darrell! Your outstanding contributions, experience, and character bring tremendous value to the civil engineering profession and the communities we serve.