The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Thomas Shaw as chief of its Project Management Branch of its Programs and Project Management Division.
Shaw will be responsible for supervising approximately 10 project management teams composed of project managers, project engineers, civil engineers, regional economist, engineering technicians and program analysts. .
Previously, he was chief of the Flood Control and Hydropower Section, Project Resources Management Branch. Shaw began his career with the District in 1985 as a mechanical engineer and later as the design quality control engineer in the Design Branch of Engineering Division. Following a ten-year period in private engineering practice, he returned to the District in 2009.
A native of Lucedale, Shaw earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Mississippi and a Project Management Institute-Certified Project Management Professional. He has received certification in high performance “green” building design, known as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional. He is a member of the Society of Military Engineers and the Project Management Institute.
He and his wife, Becky Emerson Shaw, reside in Vicksburg where they are members of Crossway Church, and have two children and two grandchildren.
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