Janice Noeldner, PE named TSPE Young Engineer of the Year


By Lori Polantz

Janice Noeldner, PE, has been selected by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) as a 2023 recipient of the TSPE Greater Houston Chapter Young Engineer of the Year Award. Noeldner accepted this award at a recognition ceremony during Houston Engineers Week.

Noeldner is a senior project manager and assistant department manager at AEI Engineering, a Baxter & Woodman company. She manages a team of engineers and designs a variety of water and wastewater projects, including rehabilitations, expansions, and new facilities. She earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering from Missouri S&T in 2014. She has been a member of the TSPE Greater Houston Chapter since 2015, and she currently serves on the Board of Directors as Director 3.

The TSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and community during the early years of their career. TSPE is one of the largest state societies in the United States and was founded in 1936 to serve the interests of the individual engineer in Texas across all branches of engineering. Composed of 25 local chapters and eight student chapters, TSPE is the only active, established organization devoting its entire effort to the professional, ethical, economic, social, and political aspects of engineering in Texas.

“Janice is well deserving of this award,” said Mike Kurzy, Executive vice president of AEI. “She has demonstrated outstanding service to TSPE and the engineering profession as a whole. She helps our clients out on a daily basis to improve and maintain their public infrastructure systems.”

AEI Engineering is an employee-owned design Firm that provides planning, design, construction, and technology services for water, wastewater, stormwater, and transportation facilities for municipalities, counties, and state agencies. Environmental, geographic information systems (GIS), water and wastewater operations, and advanced technology needs complement the firm’s civil engineering expertise. Clients are served from 13 offices throughout the United States. Baxter & Woodman has offices in FL, IL, TX, and WI.