Call for Awards

CALL FOR 2020 CSME AWARDS NOMINATIONS

Deadline for submission is as follows:

  • 30 September 2019 for the Fluid Mechanics, Solid Mechanics and Manufacturing Awards

  • 31 January 2020 for all other awards.

Nominations are solicited for awards and honours of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) to be awarded in 2020. These aim to recognize and honour deserving mechanical engineering professionals who are members of the CSME.

CSME 2020 Awards Nomination Form - MS-WORD

Honours and Awards

  1. The Robert W. Angus Medal was established in 1957 to honour the late Robert W. Angus who was for many years Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto. It may be awarded annually to a Canadian engineer for outstanding contributions to the management and practice of mechanical engineering. (revised 1993)
  2. The G.H. Duggan Medal was established in 1935 to honour Dr. George Herrick. Duggan who was president of the EIC in 1916. It may be awarded annually for the best paper dealing with the use of advanced materials for structural or mechanical purposes. (revised 1993)
  3. The C.N. Downing Award was established in 1993 in honour of the Founding President of the CSME, Clifford N. Downing. It may be awarded annually to a member of the Society for distinguished service to CSME over many years.
  4. The I.W. Smith Award was established in 1977 to honour Professor I. W. Smith who devoted a lifetime to teaching mechanical engineering at the University of Toronto. It may be awarded annually for outstanding achievement in creative mechanical engineering within 10 years of graduation.
  5. The Fluid Mechanics Award was established in 2019. It is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to fluid mechanics in Canada. This award may be presented next by CSME in 2020.
  6. The Solid Mechanics Award was established in 2019. It is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to solid mechanics in Canada. This award may be presented next by CSME in 2020.
  7. The Manufacturing Award was established in 2019. It is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to manufacturing in Canada. This award may be presented next by CSME in 2020.
  8. The Jules Stachiewicz Medal was established in 1978 to honour the late Jules Stachiewicz who was for many years Professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University. It may be awarded alternately by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSCE) and CSME for outstanding contributions to heat transfer in Canada. This award will be presented next by CSME in 2021.
  9. The Mechatronics Award was established in 2019. It is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to mechatronics in Canada. This award may be presented next by CSME in 2021.
  10. The Emerging Technologies Award was established in 2019. It is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to emerging technologies in Canada. This award may be presented next by CSME in 2021.
  11. The title, Fellow of the CSME, may be awarded to members in good/uninterrupted standing in the society for at least 5 years, who have attained excellence in mechanical engineering and who have contributed actively to the progress of their profession and of society.
  12. A Certificate of Service may be awarded to CSME members in recognition of outstanding service to the Society in a particular capacity.

Nominations

Nominations of peers should be addressed to the Chair of the HAF Committee, and in time to reach the CSME office by the above-stated deadlines. It is preferable to forward the nomination documents (application form, short CV, letters of support and the proposed citation) in MS Word and via e-mail to: ggosselin.eic@gmail.com

A completed nomination form showing the nominee’s name, occupation, position, title, affiliation, CSME membership number, and full address and contact information (including telephone and email).   Please ensure to include all of the following items in the nomination package:

  1. The nominator’s name, position, title, affiliation and full address and contact information (including telephone and email).
  2. The nominee’s short CV.
  3. A draft citation for the nominee (125-150 words), which is intended for use in announcing the award recipient and in the awards brochure, should the nomination be successful.
  4. Two letters of support for the nomination from additional referee members or fellows of the CSME, along with their names and addresses (including telephone and email).