ASCE named Megan Peal, PE 2014 Young Engineer of the Year.
Megan joined Wallace Montgomery (WM) in 2011, with more than five years of structural engineering experience, and has proven to be one of WM’s up and coming star engineers. In just three years, she has progressed in her career, credited for her technical ability in structural design and inspections. Currently, as a Design Engineer II in WM’s Structures Department, she efficiently manages task assignments and design/inspection teams for several structures projects throughout Maryland.
Megan serves clients that include the Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland Transit Administration, Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and many Maryland Counties. She has over eight years of progressively responsible experience in the design, inspection and repair of bridges, foundations, culverts, retaining walls and other highway related structures. She is experienced in “hands on” inspection, structural analysis, load rating and design of repairs for a wide variety of structures and crossings, including: steel beam and girder bridges, concrete slab bridges, retaining walls and other incidental structures. Megan is knowledgeable in all phases of bridge projects including preliminary studies, final design, construction phase services, and coordination. She is familiar with design for many municipalities’ criteria and specifications.
After earning her Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude) from Tufts University in 2006, Megan continued onto Johns Hopkins University where she obtained a Master’s in Civil Engineering in 2011. Megan is a Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland and is an active member in ASCE.
Megan’s current ASCE involvement includes serving on the National Committee of Younger members as the International and Coordination Member. She is also a corresponding member to the Committee on Licensure, Raise the Bar and the Leader Training Committee, and is currently serving on the Maryland Section 100 Year Program Committee. Previously, Megan has served on the Review Committee for ASCE Leadership and Management in Engineering Magazine Special Younger Member Issue in 2012, the Maryland Infrastructure Report Card Committee in 2010 and as Co-Chair for ASCE Maryland Section Younger Member Group from 2010 to 2012.