ASEM 2016 Award Recipients

11 Dec 2016 6:00 AM | Tricia Simo Kush (Administrator)

Hello! In case you missed it, there were a number of awards presented at the 2016 IAC, held in Concord, North Carolina from 27OCT-29OCT2016. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Congratulations to the ASEM 2016 Award Recipients

ASEM Fellow

  • Toni Doolen
  • Craig Downing
  • Neal Lewis

Bernard R. Sarchet Award

  • Ronald Cox

Frank Woodbury Special Service Award

  • Simon Philbin

Founder's Award – Undergraduate

  • United States Military Academy

Founder's Award – Graduate

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology

Founder's Award – Student Chapter

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology

Merl Baker Award – Best International Annual Conference Student Paper

Balance Scorecard Approach in Assessing Social Impact Performance Measures 

  • Paola Grijalva, Oregon State University
  • Bhuvanamalini Karaikudi Ramesh, Oregon State University
  • Lucia Darrow, Oregon State University
  • Waleed Mirdad, Oregon State University

Student Case Study Competition

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology

William Daughton World Headquarters Service Award

  • William Sabados, UAH SMAP Center

Past Presidents of the Society Award

  • Geert Letens

Engineering Manager of the Year Award

  • Major General Albert Husniaux
Meritorious Service Award - New Member Recruiting
  • Roque Senga
Meritorious Service Award - Outstanding Non-Board Member 
  • John Farr
  • Jimmy Gandhi
  • Ertunga Ozelkan 
  • Mike Ogle
  • Ken Sexe
Meritorious Service Award - Outstanding Local Section President
  • Azam Ishaque

Eschenbach Award for the Best EMJ Paper

Multiple-Technique Approach for Improving a Performance Measurement and Management System: Action Research in a Mining Company

  • Han-Hsin Chou, Hsing-Wu University

Merritt Williamson Award – Best International Annual Conference Paper

Improving Army Aviation Maintenance One Part at a Time: A Lean Six Sigma Application 

  • CPT Michael Smith, USMA
  • LTC James Enos, USMA

Best Dissertation Award

Modeling New Product Success from Component Measures of Product Advantage: A Model Utilizing Automated Text Classification and Sentiment Analysis

  • Author: Nolen Akerman, Western Michigan University
  • Advisor: Larry Mallak, Western Michigan University

Proud Corporate Members of ASEM Include



Lawrence Livermore

National Lab


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