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The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 AISES Professional Awards.
The AISES Professional Awards were established to:
The nomination categories are:
The nominee must be an experienced upper-level manager or a well-established engineer, scientist, professional, or academician who has significant department and budget responsibilities.
The Executive Excellence nominee will be evaluated on the following criteria:
The nominee must have made a significant contribution to science, engineering or technology by having designed, developed, managed or assisted in the development of a product, service, system or intellectual property.
The Technical Excellence nominee will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Most Promising Engineer or Scientist
The nominee must be a professional engineer or scientist with less than five years experience after earning his/her last degree. The candidate’s early technical contributions should already indicate a promising career.
The Most Promising Engineer or Scientist will be evaluated on the following criteria:
As embedded in the AISES logo, the Blazing Flame Award is presented to an individual who blazes a path for Native Americans in STEM careers. This award recognizes individuals with 10+ years of professional experience with significant accomplishments in advancing STEM education and careers. The nominee may or may not have a technical background.
The Blazing Flame applicant will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Based on the overall evaluation of the categories, the most outstanding of all nominees will be selected as the AISES Professional of the Year.
All recipients will be honored at the 2018 AISES National Conference held October 4-6 in Oklahoma City, OK.
Complete nomination packages must be submitted online by May 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm MDT.
For more information see: www.aises.org/programs/professional