Annual Dinner

2022 ESD Annual Dinner

Featuring the ESD Construction & Design Awards and the ESD Annual Awards

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Ford Field, Detroit

In 2020, The Engineering Society of Detroit embarked on its 125th year of promoting the engineering and scientific professions.  ESD’s Annual Dinner will be an extra-special event this year as we plan to celebrate this milestone.  Join us to discover great accomplishments and applaud great achievements as we pay tribute to the best, brightest, and most diverse group of engineering, design, and construction professionals in Southeast Michigan.

See the full list of award recipients below.

Time: 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception, 6:45 p.m. Dinner and Awards


$175 Individual Members
$200 Individual Non-Members
$1,575 Table of 10

Includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert and a hosted bar during the reception. Business attire. Parking included.


For information on sponsoring the Annual Dinner and helping celebrate ESD’s 125th Anniversary, download the Sponsorship Form located to the upper right or contact Elana Shelef at 248-353-0735, ext. 119, or

Congratulatory Ads

To congratulate a friend, colleague, family member, or organization, consider running a congratulatory advertisement in the event program. Full-page ads are $500 and a half-page ad is $250. For details, contact Elana Shelef at 248-353-0735, ext. 119, or


Horace H. Rackham Humanitarian Award 

  • Jerry Norcia, Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • Edward C. Levy, Jr., President, Edward C. Levy Company

ESD College of Fellows Inductees

  • Richard L. Burns, Senior Vice President, NTH Consultants, Ltd.
  • Michael G. Cummins, PE, President, Impact Engineering, Inc.
  • Mark A. Fetters, Service Manager, Shaw Electric / Shaw Systems & Integration
  • Farshad Fotouhi, PhD, Dean of Engineering, Wayne State University 
  • Brett D. Irick, Retired/Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • Adam Larky, PE, Senior Director, NW Natural Renewables 
  • William Moylan, PE, Owner, Moylan Engineering Associate, Inc.
  • Daniel E. Nicholson, PE, Vice President, Global Electrification, Controls, Software and Electronics, General Motors
  • Tarek M. Sobh, PhD, PE, President, Lawrence Technological University
  • Hosep Torossian, EdD, Principal, AGBU Alex & Marie Manoogian School

Corporate Partners of the Year

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Urban Science

Outreach Partner of the Year

  • Oakland University 

Young Engineers of the Year

  • Katrin Bosch, PE, Project Engineer II, Ruby + Associates, Inc.
  • Vikrant Chiddarwar, VDDV Engineer, General Motors
  • Kirsten Jordan, Crash Safety Engineer, Ford Motor Co.
  • Gautham Prasad, PE, SE, Structural Engineer, Ghafari Associates

John G. Petty Image Awards 

  • Thomas M. Doran, PE, FESD, Retired, Principal/Vice President, Hubbel, Roth & Clark, Inc. 
  • John Gallagher, Retired Columnist, Detroit Free Press
  • Janice K. Means, PE, LEED AP, FESD, FASHRAE, Retired, Professor Emerita, Lawrence Technological University

ESD Construction and Design Awards

  • AUCH Construction New Headquarters
    Owner: AUCH Construction
    Designer: HED
    Contractor: AUCH Construction
  • Beaumont Farmington Hills – Master Plan Implementation
    Owner: Beaumont Health
    Designer: HKS
    Contractor: Barton Malow/AIMS
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak Emergency Center Expansion
    Owner: Beaumont Health
    Designer: FreemanWhite & HED
    Contractor: Barton Malow
  • Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Visitor Center and Administration Building
    Owner: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
    Designer: SmithGroup
    Contractor: Frank Rewold & Sons Inc.
  • Ford Motor Company Driving Dynamics Lab
    Owner: Ford Land
    Designer: Albert Kahn Associates, Inc.
    Contractor: Walbridge
  • Ford Motor Company Vehicle Performance & Electrification Center
    Owner: Ford Motor Company
    Designer: Ghafari Associates, LLC/Jacobs
    Contractor: Stenco Construction
  • Michigan State University Interdisciplinary
    Science & Technology Building
    Owner: Michigan State University
    Designer: SmithGroup
    Contractor: Clark Rockford Joint Venture
  • Michigan State University STEM Teaching &
    Learning Facility
    Owner: Michigan State University
    Designer: Integrated Design Solutions
    Contractor: Granger Construction Company
  • University of Michigan, Biological Sciences Building
    Owner: Regents of the University of Michigan
    Designer: Ennead Architects & SmithGroup
    Contractor: Barton Malow

ESD Construction and Design Honorable Mentions

  • Frank Rewold & Sons Corporate Headquarters
    Owner: Frank Rewold & Sons Inc.
    Designer: Auger Klein Aller Architects Inc./SME
    Contractor: Frank Rewold & Sons Inc.
  • Ford Central Energy Plant
    Owner: DTE Energy
    Designer: OPN
    Contractor: Walbridge
  • Glorious Cannabis Cultivation Facility
    Owner: Glorious Cannabis Company
    Designer: Auger Klein Aller Architects Inc. & Strategic Energy Solutions, Inc.
    Contractor: Brivar Construction Company
  • Henry Ford Health System Cancer Institute Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion
    Owner: Henry Ford Health System
    Designer: SmithGroup
    Contractor: Turner Construction Company
  • University of Michigan—Dearborn, Engineering Lab Building
    Owner: University of Michigan
    Designer: SmithGroup
    Contractor: Granger Construction
  • Zeiss Michigan Quality Excellence Center
    Owner: Zeiss
    Designer: SmithGroup
    Contractor: The Christman Company