Third Place Win for Shady Elshetwy and His Team in ACC Young Professionals Innovation Competition

Shady Elshetwy, an Aeronautical Associate with Burns and his team, comprising of Sean McGovern, a Burns Electrical Associate, and Darren D’Achille, P.E. and Mathieu Savarit-Cosenza of Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson have been chosen as the third place winner of the 2015 ACC Young Professionals Innovation Competition for their submission, “A Path Lit to Safety”.

PATHs is a predetermined airfield traffic hierarchy system designed to minimize incursions. Operated by the Air Traffic Controller, PATHS is a new method of taxiing aircraft by illuminating a route to and from the runway using LEDtechnology installed parallel to pavement markings.

As an award winner of the ACC Young Professionals Innovation Competition, this distinction will include recognition at the 2016 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT.

To view their winning presentation, “A Path Lit to Safety”, visit the ACC website. Congratulations to Shady and his team!

Share This Page


Filter By Year

Filter By Industry