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The Fred C. Crane Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes an individual’s contributions to the Institute of Industrial Engineers that have been rendered through long and arduous service at the Institute level. The award is named for Fred C. Crane, who served for many years as the Institute conference coordinator.


All IIE members


No more than one award will be granted each year. The service contribution may have been in the form of offices held, work on specific committees or task forces, or completion of special projects or similar activities.

Nomination process:

  1. Submit a nomination form.
  2. A curriculum vitae of the nominee must accompany the nomination form.
  3. There is a 10-page limit to each nomination, not including references.
  4. Submit three letters of recommendation by officers or former officers of the Institute (Each letter has a maximum of two pages).
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