2012 Annual ASNE Award Winners
Each year, the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) celebrates excellence in naval engineering by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one or more facets of the industry.
ASNE is pleased to announce the recipients of the following prestigious awards:
2012 Gold Medal Award (Engineering) Recipient - RADM Thomas J. Eccles, USN Presented annually since 1958, the Gold Medal is given to an individual who has made a significant naval engineering contribution in a particular area during the past five years.
The 2012 Gold Medal Award will be presented by VADM Kevin M. McCoy, USN; Commander, NAVSEA, at the ASNE Honors Gala on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
2012 Harold E. Saunders Award (Lifetime Achievement) Recipient - Mr. Michael F. Tangora Presented annually since 1977, the Harold E. Saunders Award honors an individual whose reputation in naval engineering spans a long career of notable achievement and influence.
The 2012 Saunders Award will be presented by RADM John H. Korn, USCG; Assistant Commandant for Acquisition & Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), at the ASNE Honors Gala on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
2012 Clifford G. Geiger Award (Naval Logistics) Recipient - CDR Jonathan Baker, USCG Awarded to naval logistics professionals who, over a period of years, have exemplified the ideals portrayed by Mr. Clifford G. Geiger through exceptional leadership and influence within the naval logistics community, determined efforts to strengthen the synergy between engineering and logistics, and dedication to enhancing the capability and stature of the naval logistics profession through increased emphasis on education and professional development for naval logisticians.
The 2012 Geiger Award will be presented by RADM Ronald J. Rábago, USCG; Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics, at the ASNE Honors Gala on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
2012 Rosenblatt Young Naval Engineer Award Recipient- Dr. Leigh McCue-Weil Established in memory of Mandell and Lester Rosenblatt, the Rosenblatt Young Naval Engineer Award is presented to a person under 35 years of age who has demonstrated remarkable, early professional achievement in one or more areas of naval engineering.
The 2012 Rosenblatt Award will be presented by Dr. Armin Troesch, Professor, University of Michigan, at the ASNE Honors Gala on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
2012 Frank G. Law Award (Service to ASNE) Recipient - RADM Jeffrey Brooks, USN (Ret.)
Originally presented in 1980, the Frank G. Law Award is given to an individual whose longtime dedication and service to the Society is deemed worthy of special recognition.
The 2012 Law Award will be presented by Mr. Ron Kiss, President, ASNE, at the ASNE Honors Gala on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
2012 Claud A. Jones Award (Fleet Engineering) Recipient - Mr. Scott Ramalho Presented annually since 1987, the Claud A. Jones Award is given to a fleet or field engineer who has made significant contributions to improving operational engineering or material readiness of our maritime forces during the past three years.
The 2012 Claud A. Jones Award will be presented at the Annual ASNE Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 22, 2013.
2012 Solberg Award (Research) Recipient - Dr. David Singer The Solberg Award, presented annually since 1967, is awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to naval engineering through personal research during the past three years.
The 2012 Solberg Award will be presented by Dr. Norbert Doerry, Technical Director, SEA 05 Technology Group (SEA05TD), at the Annual ASNE Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 22, 2013.
2012 Frank C. Jones Award (Intermediate/Depot Maintenance & Alterations) Recipient - Mr. Guy V. Holsten The Frank C. Jones Award, named for RADM Frank C. Jones, a past President of ASNE, is presented for major achievements in Maintenance and Alteration. The award recognizes Naval Engineering professionals who, over a period of the last ten years, culminating in the most recent previous year, have substantially and significantly contributed to their agency's intermediate and/or depot-level ship maintenance and/or alteration programs that involve the complex work of managing, planning, preparation and/or execution of extensive repairs, overhauls, upgrades and/or modernizations.
The 2012 Frank C. Jones Award will be presented by VADM Philip H. Cullom, USN; Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics, N4, OPNAV, at the Annual ASNE Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 22, 2013.
2011 "Jimmie" Hamilton Award Recipients - Christy Goff, Charles McNamara, Joseph M. Bradley, Christopher S. Trost, William J. Dalton, and RDML (Sel) Michael Jabaley, USN.
The "Jimmie" Hamilton Award, presented annually since 1967, is awarded to the best paper to appear in the Naval Engineers Journal.
The 2011 Hamilton Award will be presented by RADM David C. Johnson, USN; PEO Submarines, at the Annual ASNE Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 22, 2013.