Najib Named 2017 Rising Star in Civil Engineering & Young Engineer of the Year

Langan Senior Staff Engineer Nadira Najib has been named a 2017 Rising Star in Civil Engineering by Civil+Structural Engineer Magazine and North Jersey Young Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) New Jersey Chapter.

At Langan, Najib has extensive experience working on remediation projects ranging from less than one acre and as large as 240 acres involving various remedial technologies. She has participated in site investigations, remediation investigations, remedial technologies design, and site remediation implementation. Outside of Langan, Najib is working on her Ph.D. thesis at Stevens Institute of Technology, where she has also taught supervised undergraduate-level laboratory course work. As a volunteer with Engineers Without Borders, she has worked with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to help Palestine refugee communities assess and plan for improvement of wastewater collection and treatment systems.

The sixth annual Rising Stars in Civil Engineering recognizes professionals under the age of 40 who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service benefiting the civil engineering profession, their employers, project owners, and society. ASCE New Jersey’s Young Engineer of the Year award recognizes a local member for his or her contributions to the civil engineering field.