The Medallion Award

Recognizes individuals that have made a notable impact on the industrial engineering profession through any of the following ways:

  • Exceptional leadership as an advisor in developing and promoting young engineers.
  • Creating a body of knowledge for the practice of industrial engineering.
  • Innovation in organizing educational materials that advances the development of industrial engineers.
  • Significant impact on the productivity of a company through applications of industrial engineering methods.

Eligibility:

IIE members. Members of the IIE Board of Trustees and Honors Steering Committee are ineligible.

Criteria:

No more than three per year are awarded. The criteria for the award fall into two categories:

  • Professional leadership: Specific accomplishment of distinction through advising and mentoring students and entry-level industrial engineers, to include innovative means of stimulating programs, curricula, laboratory, and design projects that are worthy of special recognition.
  • Professional technical achievement: Specific achievement of distinction through novel development of methods or techniques for improving a process and demonstrates distinctive qualities through significant documented improvements of operations, productivity, quality or customer satisfaction.

Nomination process:

  • Complete and return theĀ nomination form.
  • Three letters of recommendation should be limited to a maximum of two pages each.
  • The nomination form, the nominator's letter and CV package should be limited to 12 pages.
  • The entire nomination packet should be no more than 18 pages total.



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