MECHANISMS AND ROBOTICS AWARD
(Unit of Award: Design Engineering Division (DED))
|Achievement Recognized||The award is to be given for a cumulative contribution to the field of mechanism design or theory. Continued distinction is to be a primary requisite|
|Limitations||An individual may receive the award only one time. Members of the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee cannot be nominated to receive the award while they are members of said committee.|
|Nomination Deadline||August 10|
|Form of Award
(May be one or more of the following: Standard certificate, Honorarium, etc ..)
Inscribed plaque and honorarium.
|Frequency of Presentation||Annual|
|Administrator of Award||Mechanisms and Robotics Honors and Awards Subcommittee|
|Recipients Selected By||Mechanisms and Robotics Award committee.|
|Selection Process||The mechanics for identifying, selecting, and nominating the recipient of this award is as follows. Item 1. The Chair of the Honors and Awards Subcommittee shall poll the members of the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee, at least two months before and Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, for recommendations of possible recipients of the award. Item 2. The list of names obtained from this poll shall be circulated by the Chair of the Honors and Awards Subcommittee to the members of the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee requesting that each of them designate their first, second, and third choices; then returning said choices to the Honors and Awards Chair. Item 3. The total vote will be tallied by the Chair of the Honors and Awards Subcommittee giving three points for a first choice, two points for a second choice, and one point for a third choice. Item 4. The individual receiving the highest tally shall be the recipient of the DED Mechanisms and Robotics Committee Award. Item 5. In the event of a tie, the Chair of the Honors and Awards Subcommittee shall request another vote from the members of the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee to break the tie|
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For information on how to nominate a candidate, please visit the ASME Unit Awards.
For information on other awards, visit the ASME Honors and Awards.