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The Ralph Coats Roe Medal, established in 1972, recognizes an outstanding contribution toward a better public understanding and appreciation of the engineer’s worth to contemporary society.
The successful candidate is expected to give an authoritative lecture in his/her field at a general session during the ASME Annual Meeting.
Ralph Coats Roe was a pioneer and innovator in the design and construction of highly efficient power plants and advanced desalting processes. He was an inspiration to his colleagues by his great achievements through self-education in highly sophisticated technologies.
The medal was endowed by Burns and Roe, Inc., the corporation founded by Ralph Coats Roe.
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