BEYA awards RDECOM engineers

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, left, and Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins, commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, right, bracket recipients of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Modern-Day Technology Leaders, presented Feb. 10, 2017 during the 31st annual BEYA science, technology, engineering and math conference in Washington, D.C. | U.S. Army photo by Conrad Johnson, RDECOM

WASHINGTON – Gen. Vincent K. Brooks (left), commanding general, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea, and Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins (right), commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, bracket recipients of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Modern-Day Technology Leaders, Feb. 10, 2017.

Award winners are (from left) Dr. Aisha Haynes, a mechanical engineer from the Armaments Engineering Analysis & Manufacturing Directorate at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.; Troy Thompson, a chemist from Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; Chika Nzelibe, a mechanical engineer also from ECBC, Monica Hall, a chemist from ECBC, Dr. Eric Moore, director of ECBC’s research and technology office; and Laura Graham, a chemical engineer from ECBC.

The awards were presented Feb. 10 during the 31st annual BEYA conference in Washington, D.C.