Society Awards for Younger Members
ASCE invites you to submit nominations for the Collingwood Prize, Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement and Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members. Nominations are due to the Reston office by February 1, 2009. The winners of these awards will be honored during the Society's 2009 Annual Conference.
A short summary of the awards follows. The complete nomination rules and forms can be found on the Collingwood Prize, Friedman Young Engineer Award, and the Mead for Younger Members sections of the ASCE web site.
Awarded to the author or authors, under 35 years of age, of a paper describing an engineering project with which the author is directly connected, or recording investigations contributing to engineering knowledge to which the author has contributed some essential contributions and which contains a rational digest of results.
Friedman Young Engineer Award
Recognizes younger members of ASCE (35 years of age or younger) who have advanced the profession; exhibited technical competence, high character and integrity; developed improved member attitudes toward the profession; and contributed to public service outside their professional careers.
Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members
Awarded annually on the basis of a paper on professional ethics. The topic for 2009 competition is “Is it ethical for a Civil Engineer to relax design standards to achieve a sustainable design?"
Please review the information, pass it on to other Younger Members, and kindly develop nominations for these important awards. In the event you have questions or need guidance on the nomination process, please contact Jane Moran Alspach, Senior Manager of Honors and Awards at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-548-2723 x6382.
Thank you in advance for your nominations.