In 1975, judges representing the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) were faced with a challenge – to select the organization’s Outstanding Achievement Award winner. Judges had to choose from some of the country’s greatest engineering achievements of the time.
One of many ways we celebrate the contributions of our employees in February is through a week-long celebration known as E-Week. Since its launch in 1951, the purpose of E-Week has been to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce...
As we celebrate the achievements, contributions and historical journeys of African Americans during Black History Month and prepare for E-Week (Feb. 16 – 22, 2020), let’s hear from a few of our employees as they share their perspective as African American engineers in this two-part series.
At 8:30 a.m., 20 millennials eagerly awaited instructions from senior reactor operators at McGuire Nuclear Station. After a brief demonstration, several engineers, most of who had never been in a nuclear control room before, assumed their positions at the controls.
When it came to careers, Joe Donahue had two choices: professional hockey player or engineer. In need of a steady career, Donahue applied the same methodical approach he used in hockey to his other passion: engineering.
It takes a team to operate our nuclear fleet around-the-clock, including many types of engineers. For National Engineers Week, we’re celebrating the diverse backgrounds of those engineers who help keep our plants running.
Mechanical. Electrical. Nuclear. Civil. It takes many kinds of engineers to operate Duke Energy’s nuclear plants. While the majority of engineers that support our nuclear fleet are not nuclear engineers, these professionals fill a unique role in the ...