Though he had no idea of it at the time, Dylan Moriarty started training for his current job at New Mexico–based Sandia National Laboratories when he was a young boy. Moriarty grew up in rural Fort Defiance, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation. “The one resource we have plenty of is dirt,” says Moriarty, this year’s winner of the Most Promising Engineer or Scientist award. “When it would rain, I would go down to the wash and make dams and play around with the natural systems.
photo by: Ian MacLellan October 8, 2019 Every year,with the support of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the National Trust gathers a group of preservation experts to choose the winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Awards. The competition is stiff, with outstanding preservation projects from all over the country vying for an award.