Call for Nominations
The American Society for Engineering Management is pleased to request nominations for the 16th annual award of the
Engineering Management Dissertation Award 2021
The Award Requirements:
The award will be made annually to the dissertation judged to best present research in the discipline of engineering management. Each university that grants PhDs in Engineering Management or related programs is eligible to nominate no more than four dissertations for consideration (Technology Management programs, etc. may request an inclusion allowance from the awards committee). The current award is for the dissertations submitted as part of the degree requirements for a PhD awarded in the 2020 calendar year.
The Nomination Process:
Each academic program nominating a dissertation will provide:
A packet that fails to provide the requirements as specified above will not be considered. The nominees that advance to the final review stage will be required to submit an unbound copy of the dissertation for dissemination to the judges.
The Judging Process:
The nominating letters and enclosed synopsis will be reviewed by the judging committee, which will select up to three finalists for the award. The judges will each read the dissertations of the finalists and will, as a committee, select the recipient. The judging focuses on three areas: Significance-Contribution to Research; Application to EM; and Analytical/Methodological Rigor.
The award consists of:
Due Date: Nominations are due to the address shown below by 15 August 2021.
Submissions by email attachment are preferred (please reference the “Subject: ASEM Dissertation Award”).
Contact Information: Please address questions and nomination material to:
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