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Annual Meeting Award Winners

Here you will find a full listing of all awards presented at past Annual Meetings.

To view a specific year, choose the following: the 2012 STLE Annual Meeting, or the 2011 STLE Annual Meeting.

 

2012: St. Louis, MO

Here is a listing of all those who received awards at the 2012 Annual Meeting, held in St. Louis, Missouri. For details on each award, please visit our Award Program page. You can view our list of all award winners here (to be released soon). For photos of the award winners, please visit Flickr.

Student Poster Competition: Click here for the full list of participants and Award Winners. If you'd like to be included in any multimedia (interviews, videos, presentations, blog postings, etc.), please contact the office.

Board Awards

Jerry Byers: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Vice President, 2011-2012
Robert Heverly: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Secretary, 2011-2012
Maureen Hunter: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Treasurer, 2011-2012
Peter Drechsler: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Immediate Past President, 2011-2012
Martin Webster: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Director, 2006-2012
Michael Duncan: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Director, 2005-2012
Lewis Rosado: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Annual Meeting Program Chair, 2011-2012

STLE International Award: Erwin Zaretsky and C. Mathew Mate

P.M. Ku Award: Dr. Fred Passman


Membership and Section Awards

Vic Joll Award: Dr. Neil Canter

Outstanding Large Section: Toronto

Outstanding Small Section: Caribbean


Awards for Excellence in Technical Publishing

Edmond E. Bisson Award

Lars G. Westerberg, T.S. Lundstrom, Erik Hoglund & Pieter M. Lugt for their paper: "Investigation of Grease Flow in a Rectangular Channel Including Wall Slip Effects Using Microparticle Image Velocimetry." Click here to read this technical paper.

Frank P. Bussick Award

Guido Belforte, Marcello Conte, Andrea Manuello Bertetto & Luigi Mazza for their paper: "Performance and Behavior of Seals for Pneumatic Spool Valves." Click here to read this technical paper.

Walter D. Hodson Award

Amir Adel Younan for his paper: "Nonlinear Analysis of Squeeze Film Damper with Entrained Air in Rotordynamic Systems." Click here to read this technical paper.

Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award

Akira Azushima, Satoshi Inagaki, Hiroki Ohta for their paper: "Plating Out Oil Film Thickness on Roll and Workpiece During Cold Rolling with O/W Emulsion." Click here to read this technical paper.

Al Sonntag Award

Arup Gangopadhyay, Kaustav Sinha, Dairene Uy, Douglas G. McWatt, Robert J. Zdrodowski & Steve J. Simko for their paper: "Friction, Wear, and Surface Film Formation Characteristics of Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Coating in Valvetrain Application." Click here to read this technical paper.

Captain Alfred E. Hunt Award

Connor Myant, Mark Fowell, Hugh Spikes & Jason R. Stokes for their paper: "An Investigation of Lubricant Film Thickness in Sliding Compliant Contacts." Click here to read this technical paper.


Student Poster Competition

Platinum Level Awards

Mr. Harmandeep Singh Khare
for his presentation titled: "Methods in Characterization of Nano-scale Friction in Solid Lubricant Tribofilms."

Miss Imene Lahouij for her presentation titled: "Real Time TEM Imaging of Compression and Shear of Single Fullerene-like MoS2 and WS2 Nanoparticles"

Mr. Zhijiang Ye for his presentation titled: "Atomic Friction at Graphite Step Edges"

Gold Level Awards

Mr. Sukbae Joo
for his presentation titled: "Tribo-electrochemical Characterization of Copper with Patterned Geometry"


Mr. Zhe Li for his presentation titled: "Indentation Creep Behavior of PDMS Quantified with Semi-Empirical Viscoelastic Contact Model"

Mr. Jeremiah Mpagazehe for his presentation titled: "Erosive Wear Characterization of Materials for Lunar Construction"

Silver Level Awards

Ms. Fida Majdoub
for her presentation titled: "A New Technique for Measuring Low Friction-Application to DLC Coatings"

Mr. Martin C. Marinack Jr. for his presentation titled: "Experimental Investigations on the Coefficient of Friction and Wear of Single Granules"

Mr. Kyle R Roget for his presentation titled: "Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Frictional Behavior in FCC Copper and HCP Magnesium"
 

2011: Atlanta, GA

Here is a listing of all those who received awards at the 2011 Annual Meeting, held in Atlanta, Georgia. For details on each award, please visit our Award Program page. You can view our list of all award winners here. For photos of the award winners, please visit Flickr.

Student Poster Competition: See a list of all participants and the Award Winners, including video interviews and webcast presentations. If you'd like to be included, please contact the office.

Board Awards
Michael Dugger: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Vice President, 2010-2011
Jerry Byers: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Secretary, 2010-2011
Robert Heverly: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Treasurer, 2010-2011
David Scheetz: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Immediate Past President, 2010-2011
Wayne Mackwood: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Director, 2008-2011
Richard Kuhlman: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Director, 2008-2011
Daniel Nelias: In recognition of outstanding service to STLE as Annual Meeting Program Chair, 2010-2011

STLE International Award: Farshid Sadeghi

P.M. Ku Award: Harvey Nixon


Membership and Section Awards
Vic Joll Award
: Keith Tully

Outstanding Large Section: Alberta

Outstanding Small Section: Portland


Awards for Excellence in Technical Publishing
Edmond E. Bisson Award
Samuel A. Howard & Bradley A. Miller, for their paper "Identifying Bearing Rotor-Dynamic Coefficients Using An Extended Kalman Filter." Click here to read this technical paper.

Frank P. Bussick Award
Katherine H. Warren & Lyndon S. Stephens, for their paper “Effect of Shaft Microcavity Patterns for Flow and Friction Control on Radial Lip Seal Performance – A Feasibility Study." Click here to read this technical paper.

Walter D. Hodson Award
Peter Gloeckner, for his paper “An Approach to Understanding Micro-Spalling in High-Speed Ball Bearings Using a Thermal Elastohydrodynamic Model." Click here to read this technical paper.

Watch the presentation, given by Peter Gloeckner

Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award
Frederick J. Passman, George L. Egger, II, Sarah Love, Brent W. Skinner, & Mark DeSchepper for their paper “Real-Time Testing of Bioburdens in Metalworking Fluids Using Adenosine Triphosphate as a Biomass Indicator." Click here to read this technical paper.

Watch the presentation, given by Frederick J. Passman

Al Sonntag Award
Thomas W. Scharf, David R. Diercks, Brian P. Gorman, Somuri V. Prasad, & Michael T. Dugger for their paper “Atomic Layer Deposition of Tungsten Disulphide Solid Lubricant Nanocomposite Coatings on Rolling Element Bearings.” Click here to read this technical paper.

Captain Alfred E. Hunt Award
Ronghua Zheng, Guojun Liu, Mark Devlin, Karen Hux, & Tze-Chi Jao for their paper “Friction Reduction of
Lubricant Base Oil by Micelles and Crosslinked Micelles of Block Copolymers.” Click here to read this technical paper.

Watch the presentation, given by Guojun Liu


Student Poster Competition

Click on the titles of the presentations to view either the presentation or interview with the presenter. See full list of participants and award winners here. See photos here.

 
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