February 8, 2010
Mark Boyd, adjunct assistant professor of environmental and civil engineering in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, will be honored as Dallas Engineer of the Year during National Engineering Week Feb. 14-20.
The award from the Dallas chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers recognizes established engineers who have made outstanding contributions to the profession, to public welfare and/or to humankind. Boyd will be honored at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson.
Boyd is a partner and engineering manager with LCA Environmental, Inc. (Dallas) and vice president with PerTect Detectors, Inc. He is licensed for engineering practice in Texas through the NCEES Environmental Engineering specialty examination. Boyd is environmental chairman for the Texas section of the American Society for Civil Engineers and serves on the Dallas ASCE sustainability committee and the board of the Dallas chapter of TSPE. He has served the Boy Scouts in numerous adult leadership positions.
Boyd graduated from Southern Methodist University with bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in civil engineering. He has been teaching at SMU since 2002 and is the TSPE student chapter faculty advisor. TSPE is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers.