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Nominations for 2017 Society Awards are Due!

  • 30 Jun 2017
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Nominations for ASEM Awards Due

For more information about this and all of ASEM's Society Awards, please visit: https://asem.org/Society-Awards  

Bernard R. Sarchet Award

The Bernard R. Sarchet Award is considered to be the highest award given by ASEM. This award recognizes contributions to the Society and to the field of engineering management and is annually given to an ASEM member who has contributed the most to the Society on a local, national and/or international basis. Nominations can be submitted based on positive contributions in the following areas:

  • Publication of technical papers
  • Service as a local, national or international officer or committee member
  • Participation in the ASEM International Annual Conference
  • Contribution to the EM Body of Knowledge or EM Handbook
  • Management of seminars, workshops, symposia, webinars, or training sessions
  • National and international promotion of the Society.

Frank Woodbury Special Service Award

The Frank Woodbury Special Service Award recognizes an ASEM member who has provided outstanding service to the Society.

This award is given annually to an active ASEM member who has demonstrated proof of continued service excellence to ASEM. Nominations can be submitted based on positive contributions in the following areas:

  • Support of EMJ through significant contribution to editorial content (articles, editing, reviewing, etc.)
  • Repeated service as ASEM International Annual Conference track chair or conference chair
  • Outstanding service on a local, national or international committee
  • Exemplary contribution to development of the EM Body of Knowledge or EM Handbook
  • Repeated delivery or development of ASEM training products or services
  • Continued promotion of the Society.

Founder’s Awards

Undergraduate: To recognize undergraduate engineering management program leadership. Eligible programs have: An active undergraduate program in engineering management, Demonstrated contributions to engineering management education and practice, Recommendations from stakeholders outside of their institution including employers and alumni, and Other significant achievements related to undergraduate engineering management program leadership.

Graduate: To recognize graduate engineering management program leadership. Eligible programs have: An active graduate program which offers a graduate degree in engineering management, Demonstrated contributions to graduate engineering management education and practice, Recommendations from stakeholders outside of the institution including employers and alumni, and Other significant achievements related to graduate engineering management program leadership.

Student Chapter: To recognize ASEM student chapter excellence. All active ASEM student chapters are eligible. Each of eight criterion are rated on a score from 1 to 10 with 10 being highest: Quality of Submission, Active Student Participation, ASEM International Annual Conference Participation, Engineering Management Projects, Community Projects, Faculty Involvement, Support for the Engineering Management Profession, and EM Practice.

Presidential Award – Local Section

The Presidential Award – Local Section annually recognizes ASEM local section excellence. All active ASEM local sections are eligible. Criteria for this award include:

  • Section membership and demonstrated participation
  • Participation in the ASEM International Annual Conference
  • Publication of technical papers and delivery of seminars and workshops
  • Other contributions to the field of engineering management.

Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award annually recognizes the PhD dissertation that makes the most significant contribution to the engineering management field.

The award winning dissertation will:

  • Contribute significant extensions of EM concepts
  • Have effective integration of analytical and management concerns as a primary premise
  • Include high quality design of the study and collection of data
  • Make conclusions with broad application to a range of EM organizations.

William Daughton World Headquarters Service Award

This award recognizes significant contributions to the streamlining, enhancement, or improvement of the day-to-day operations of ASEM world headquarters.

This award recognizes an active ASEM member for their contribution of time, effort, or implemented idea that significantly enhanced or improved the day-to-day operation of ASEM including but not limited to:

  • WHQ processes and procedures,
  • ASEM website and other communications,
  • WHQ office arrangements and accommodations.



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