Pictured from left are Reby Vanta and Matthew Burris

Shipbuilders Recognized During Conference

Published November 9, 2021

Two Newport News Shipbuilding employees were honored during the 2021 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) National Conference and STEM Career Fair, the largest conference and career fair for Asian Americans in the United States.

Matthew Burris (E24) received the Career Achievement award. The award recognizes highly experienced, mid-career professionals who have made significant achievements in engineering and the nominee’s performance as a role model and mentor for Asian and Pacific Islanders in technology.

Reby Vanta (E63) received a Promising Professional award. The award recognizes early career professionals who demonstrate tremendous potential for future contributions to the fields of science and engineering.