Engineer / Architect Of The


Young Engineer of the Year, Chaitanya Kasturi (Gampa) at ASIE’s Holiday Event

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With the gradual increase in membership, ASIE has seen more and more young engineers and architects actively participating in the organization. To encourage them to be actively involved with ASIE, the Young Engineer/Architect of the Year Award was started in 1998. These Young Engineers’ names are nominated for further recognition during the Houston Engineer’s Week celebrations, organized by Texas Society of Professionals Engineers (TSPE). Our congratulations goes to Raghu Veturi, PE, PTOE for being awarded the ASIE Young Engineer/Architect of the Year 2022. 


Raghu Veturi has 17 years of experience in traffic engineering and transportation industry.  Raghu started his career in Florida and moved to Houston in 2013. He has been an active member of ASIE and served ASIE in different roles (Volunteer, Programs Chair, Secretary, Vice President). Raghu currently works at GUNDA Corporation as a Principal and Director of Traffic & Systems Engineering. In his current role, he oversees company’s traffic engineering practice. Raghu is actively involved in other professional organizations such as ITE, ACEC. Raghu is a graduate of ACEC Texas Leadership Program and ACECE Houston Emerging Leaders Program. In his spare time Raghu enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his family (wife Sowjanya (also an Engineer) and his 8-yr old son Abhiram). Raghu regularly supports a volunteer organization called PURE (people for urban and rural education). Raghu obtained his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts and Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Nagarjuna University, India.

Recent recipients of the award:

2021 Vishakha Kaushik, PE

2020 Apoorv Khare

2019 Chaitanya Kasturi, PE, PMP, ENV SP
2018 Sirish Madichetti, PE, CFM 
2017 Poolkeshi Patel EIT
2016 Sai Gowthami Asam 
2015 Naresh Kolli, PE