Dr. Kristina Johnson The Washington Award

The Western Society of Engineers is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristina Johnson has been selected to receive the prestigious Washington Award for her contribution to Energy Policy and Innovation.

The Washington Award is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious engineering awards first presented in 1919. Other recipients include Orville Wright (1927), Henry Ford (1944), Neil Armstrong (1980), Robert Galvin (1984), Gene Cernan (2003), Dean Kamen (2008), and most recently, Martin Cooper who is credited with inventing the cell phone.

Dr. Johnson is the 100th recipient of the Washington Award which was be given on February 21, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.