The American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia recognized Sogand Karbalaieali, Ph.D. as the 2022 Rising Star during their Roaring 20’s Engineering Excellence Awards and Gala on Thursday, February 3, 2022. This award recognizes one stand-out young professional that heavily contributes to their firm’s successes and provides leadership in the industry and community.

As Senior Transportation Engineer at ATCS, Dr. Karbalaieali leads an integrated service to incorporate transportation equity in various projects and pursuits. Her drive and motivation to be a technical leader in innovative and sustainable multimodal transportation solutions has landed her various speaking engagements at local and national conferences. She has also contributed to publications, mentored students, and inspired women and minorities to be active in professional organizations and associations.