Edwin Cozzens, assistant administrative vice president of physical facilities at Brigham Young University, will be a judge for the American Consulting Engineers Council's Engineering Excellence Awards competition when the 24-member panel convenes on March 14-15 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

The competition recognizes worldwide engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity and prove a major contribution to technical, economic and social advancement. National awards will be presented at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., on April 19.Winners of state and regional competitions, now under way, will be sent to the council for the national judging by March 1.

The council is a national professional association representing more than 5,000 private-practice consulting firms. Members employ more than 150,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff, and annually design more than $100 billion in construction work.