YOUNG ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 2010
Michael S. Rohl, P.E.
Michael S. Rohl, P.E., currently serves as Project Engineer for Alfred Benesch & Company. He has been with Benesch for four years after working as a designer for C.S. Davidson, Inc., York, PA, for one year.
Michael is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Lehigh Valley Chapter and the American Concrete Institute.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structures and a minor in Environmental Engineering from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from Lock Haven University where he was also a member of the Varsity Track and Field and Cross Country teams. Michael received recognition as an NCAA Academic All-American and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Mr. Rohl continues to educate himself about the latest structural advancements through various training and seminar programs and completed the SAVE Value Engineering Module I in 2008.
Mr. Rohl’s most recent engineering accomplishments include serving as designer for the award-winning PPL Training Center Addition and Alternate Design of Bridge 526 & Bridge 529 for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Michael resides in Pennsburg with his wife, Katrin and their daughter Amy. They are expecting their second child in April. Locally, Mr. Rohl is actively involved with Community Bible Fellowship Church, serving on the Building Team Committee. Together with Community Bible Fellowship, Mike and his family have served on mission trips at The Fold Family Ministries (Lyndonville, VT), a rescue home for troubled teens. Additionally, Mike and his wife are Council Members for St. Luke’s Hospital NICU Family Staff Advisory Council providing assistance and support to NICU families and staff members. Mike and his family also participate in the March of Dimes annual “March for Babies” in the Lehigh Valley.
He feels strongly that the Lehigh Valley has much to offer and looks forward to continuing to use his engineering expertise and community involvement to help the region flourish.