ORR Early Career Award

ASME Unit:   Materials Division (MD)
Date Established:   2004
Achievement:   Given by the Orr Family through the Materials Division of ASME to recognize early career research excellence in the areas of experimental, computational, or theoretical fatigue, fracture, or creep. Annually at IMECE.
Limitations:   Any researcher within 7 years of terminal degree working in experimental, computational, or theoretical fatigue, fracture, or creep can be considered for the Materials Division Orr Early Career Award.
Nomination Deadline:   February 1
Form of Award:   Medal and $3000 Honorarium and up to $750 travel reimbursement
Frequency of Award:   Annual
Administrative:   Materials Division (MD)
Level of Award:   Division
Selected By:   Materials Division Executive Committee
Selecting Process:   Nominations will come from members of ASME. The nominator must use “ASME Unit Achievement Award form” to submit. In the form, qualification of nominee including the nominee’s contributions in the area of fatigue, fracture and/or creep research must be clearly stated. The nomination must accompany three reference letters including the one from the nominator. The Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee will present the nominations to the Materials Division Executive Committee for a final vote.

For information on nominations, visit the ASME Unit Award Nominations Page.

Funding:   Materials Division (MD)
Nominations should
be submitted to:
  Toshio Nakamura, toshio.nakamura@stonybrook.edu
Date Modified:   November 2018

Winners of the ORR Early Career Award

2015 - Michael D. Sangid, Purdue University
2014 - Jaafar El-Awady, Ph.D, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2013 - Kiran N. Solanki, Arizona State University
2012 - Shuman Xia, Georgia Institute of Technology
2011 - Samantha Daly, University of Michigan
2010 - Vikas Tomar, Purdue University
2009 - Dr. Frank W. Delrio, National Institute of Standards and Technology
2008 - Diana A. Lados, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2007 - Gabriel P. Potirniche, University of Idaho