ISA Announces Honors & Awards Gala and Awards Honorees

  • September 08, 2010
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September 8, 2010 - The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces that the 48th Annual ISA Honors & Awards Gala will be held on 4 October 2010 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas, USA. Awards will be presented to recognize Society service, technical accomplishments, contributions to education and individual achievements. In addition, several ISA Members will be elevated to the distinguished grade of ISA Fellow to acknowledge outstanding technical achievements as recognized by peers. The 2010 honorees and newly elected Fellows include: Honorary MemberDean KamenDEKA Research and Development Corporation, Manchester New Hampshire, USALife Achievement AwardGregory K. McMillanCDI - Process & Industrial, Austin, Texas, USAFellow MembershipRandy K. Buchanan, Ph.D. Aerospace Industries & Test Measurement DivisionsThe University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA Dr. George Shu-Xing ChengNorthern California SectionCyboSoft, General Cybernation Group Inc., Rancho Cordova, California, USA John P. Gerry, PE UnaffiliatedExperTune Inc., Heartland, Wisconsin, USA Ian Nimmo Central Arizona Section User Centered Design Services Inc., New River, Arizona, USA ISA Analysis Division Luft AwardRobert S. SaltzmanWilmington Section Wilmington, Delaware, USA Golden Achievement AwardRam G. Ramachandran New Orleans Section Shell Global Solutions US, Norco, Louisiana, USA Distinguished Society ServiceBrian CurtisIreland Section DPS Engineering Ltd., Cobh, County Cork, IrelandJohn PrinceLos Angeles Section Huntington Beach, California, USA Gianfranca SanzeniItaly Section Milano, Italy Dr. Reg K. Wood, P. Eng.Edmonton Section University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Emerging Leader AwardJon DiPietroBoston Section Bridge-Soft, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA Nicole JensenCalgary Section Samson Controls Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada Donald P. Eckman Education AwardJorge Otavio Trierweiler, Ph.D.University Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul, Porto Alegre, BrazilDon W. Thompson AwardRichard TunstallLee College, Baytown, Texas, USAExcellence in Documentation AwardCo-authors: Gene Cammack, PE, Houston Section Siemens Industry, Inc., Houston, Texas, USA Francisco Sanchez(Non member)University Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul, Porto Alegre, BrazilLuis M F Garcia G, Siemens Houston Section Industry Inc. Houston, Texas, USA Standards & Practices AwardMark CopplerPittsburgh Section Ametek Inc., Mckees Rocks, Pennsylvania, USA Distinguished Friends of ISAAlabama Fluid Systems Technologies, Inc., Pelham, Alabama, USARawson, Houston, Texas, USAFluor Corporation, Southern California Division, Aliso Viejo, California, USAOutstanding Division AwardManagement Division, Automation & Technology Department Aerospace Industries Division, Industries & Sciences Department Section Performance AwardBirmingham Espirito Santo Saint Louis Orange County Kim Dunn, 2008 ISA President, will host the black-tie affair that includes a pre-event reception, awards ceremony, and dinner. Gala tickets are available to the public at $95 per ticket. Complete event and registration details for the Honors & Awards Gala are now available online.About ISAFounded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation. Learn More

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