Nomination Deadlines Near for 12 Prominent Society Awards

Aug 7, 2020

by ASME.org

The ASME Honors and Awards department is currently accepting nominations for 12 Society awards. The application deadlines for these honors―including the Henry R. Worthington Medal, the Fluids Engineering Award, the R. Tom Sawyer Award, and the Ralph Coats Roe Medal―will fall between August 30 and September 30.

Nominations for the R. Tom Sawyer Award, which recognizes important contributions to advance the purpose of the Gas Turbine Industry and to the International Gas Turbine Institute over a substantial period of time, are due August 30. The winner will receive a $1000, a plaque, and a certificate. Nominations should be emailed to Susan Scofield, award chair, at Susan.scofield@siemens.com.

The deadline to submit nominations for the Freeman Scholar Award, which honors extensive experience in fluids engineering, is September 1. The candidate chosen as the Freeman Scholar will receive $10,000 and a certificate. Nominations should be emailed to Fran McKivor, ASME Honors and Awards, at mckivor@asme.org.

Nominations for the Henry R. Worthington Medal, which recognizers eminent achievement in the field of pumping machinery, systems and concepts, in areas including research, development, design, innovation, management, education or literature, are due September 30. The winner will receive a $5,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate. Nominations should be emailed to Bruno Schiavello, award chair, at brschiavello@gmail.com.

Nominations for the Fluids Engineering Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of fluids engineering, are due September 30. The winner will receive a $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate. Nominations should be emailed to Ning Zhang, award chair, at nzhang@mcneese.edu.

Nominations for the Y.C. Fung Early Career Award, which recognizes young investigators who are committed to pursuing research in the field of bioengineering and have demonstrated significant potential to make substantial contributions to the field, are also due September 1. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in any field of engineering, physics, medicine, or life sciences. Candidates must have received their terminal degree less than 10 years prior to June 1 of the year the award is conferred. The award consists of a $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate. Nominations should be emailed to Grace Connell, award chair, at g.oconnell@berkeley.edu.

Five other ASME awards also have a nomination deadline of September 1 including the following:
 
  • The Patrick J. Higgins Award, in recognition of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of standardization; $1,000 a bronze medal, and a certificate; email nominations to Howard Harary, award chair, at Howard.harary@nist.gov.
  • The H.R. Lissner Medal, for active members of the Bioengineering Division who have made a pioneering contribution in biomechanical research; $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate; email nominations to Michele Grimm, award chair, at mgrimm@wayne.edu.
  • The Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal is given to an individual who has demonstrated a sustained level of outstanding achievement in education and mentoring of trainees. $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate; email nominations to Sara Wilson, award chair, at sewilson@ku.edu.
  • The Van C. Mow Medal, for candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree who have made meritorious contributions to the field of bioengineering; $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate; email nominations to Dawn Elliott, award chair, at delliott@udel.edu.
  • The Yeram Touloukian Award, for outstanding technical contributions to the field of thermophysical properties by an individual who is internationally recognized for major contributions in the thermophysical field; a bronze medal and a certificate; email nominations to Daniel Friend, award chair, at daniel.friend@nist.gov.
  • The Savio L-Y. Woo Medal, for active members of the Bioengineering Division who have translated meritorious bioengineering science to clinical practice through research, education, professional development, and with service to the bioengineering community; $1,000, a bronze medal, and a certificate; email nominations to B. Barry Lieber, award chair, at baruch.lieber@stonybrook.edu.
The deadline to submit nominations for the prestigious Ralph Coats Roe Medal is September 30. The award, which recognizes an outstanding contribution toward a better public understanding and appreciation of the engineer’s worth to society, consists of a $12,000 honorarium, a gold medal, and a certificate. Nominations should be submitted by email to Judith, Bamberger, award chair, at Judith.Bamberger@pnnl.gov.

To learn more about these ASME awards, or for more information on the ASME Honors and Awards program, visit www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards.

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