IISE Manufacturing and Design (M&D) division outstanding Service award

This award recognizes Manufacturing and Design (M&D) Division members who have demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to public and community matters related to the manufacturing engineering profession (academia or/and industry).

Eligibility requirements

  • Member of IISE and the M&D division.

Application process

  • Candidates can be nominated by others. Self-nominations are not allowed.
  • Nominations are due by February 15, 2018 at 5 p.m. eastern time.
  • Email nomination package (single pdf file) to Lourdes Medina.

Nomination package must include

  • Candidate’s name, affiliation, and contact information.
  • Candidate’s Personal Statement describing their service to the industrial engineering profession, leadership roles in the field, and contributions to public and community matters related to the manufacturing engineering profession. (max. 2 pages).
  • Curriculum vita (max. 10 pages).
  • Three letters of recommendation (each limited to 2 pages). This includes the nominator’s letter highlighting candidate’s professional and/or industrial services and achievements.
  • Nominator’s name, affiliation and contact information.

An award committee chaired by an appointed member of the M&D board will review all applications following the division's award evaluation procedures.

Recognition process (first place only)

  • Framed certificate provided by IISE
  • Recognition at the Annual Conference:
    • at the M&D Town Hall Meeting
    • in Honors and Awards program
    • before the final day keynote address
  • Recognition in IISE Magazine

Recognition on M&D website and in the newsletter


Nomination deadline: 5 p.m. Eastern time, Feb. 15, 2018
Winner notified: March 15, 2018

Questions, contact Bonnie Cameron.

2017 Winner

Matthew C. Frank
Iowa State University

2016 Winner

Lourdes Medina
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

2015 Winner

Iris Rivero
Iowa State University