Professor Grant Crawford receives NCEES’ Distinguished Examination Service Award

September 02, 2022

Headshot of Mechanical Engineering Professor Grant Crawford

Grant Crawford, professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying’s Distinguished Examination Service Award for his dedicated service to NCEES and the engineering profession. Crawford was recognized during the organization’s 101st annual meeting in Carlsbad, California, on August 25.

Crawford has been supporting exam development for the past 18 years. His contributions to NCEES began in 2005 when he joined the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam Development Committee. He began serving as vice chair to the FE Exam Committee in 2010–12, and then he served as chair in 2012–14. He also served on and led the FE Mechanical module in 2016-17.

His vast knowledge of mechanical engineering is an asset to the FE Exam Development Committee. He has participated in two FE professional activities and knowledge studies, or PAKS, and was active during the virtual meetings the committee conducted in the midst of the pandemic. In addition to supporting the engineering profession through his committee work, Crawford represents NCEES through his work with ABET.

Crawford served on active duty as an infantryman, aviator and cavalryman with the U.S. Army for over 33 years, retiring as colonel in 2014. He is also a fellow member of the American Society for Engineering Education in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the society.

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