Michael D. Pniewski, P.E., P.S., F.ASCE, an engineer with approximately 23 years of experience spanning a wide variety of projects, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Pniewski joined the Lucas County Engineer's Office (Toledo, Ohio) as the chief deputy engineer in 2017 and was elected Lucas County Engineer in 2020. He works on both small and large development projects, large-scale water resource projects, and transportation.
He also serves as an adjunct professor of civil engineering at the University of Toledo, teaching courses in land surveying and civil engineering. He was responsible for developing the curriculum for a new Land Surveying minor program in 2018 that fulfills the educational requirement for licensure as a professional surveyor in Ohio.
Pniewski has consistently volunteered for ASCE (Reg. 3) by serving as a member of the Society's Committee on Student Members and Committee on Concrete Canoe Competitions, a member of the Ohio Infrastructure Report Card Committee, director and officer of the Ohio Council of Local Sections, and as a past-president of the Toledo Section. He also serves the profession by giving presentations on professionalism, leadership, and ethics to students and professional audiences and by being an officer for several professional societies and a program evaluator for ABET.