2023 SME Award of Merit recipients announced

April 7, 2023
This year’s honorees are Timothy D. “Tim” Bond, LSME, CMfgE, and Farhad Ghadamli, CAM-F.

SME has announced the recipients of its 2023 Award of Merit. This year’s honorees are Timothy D. “Tim” Bond, LSME, CMfgE, and Farhad Ghadamli, CAM-F. Tim Bond retired after 46 years in the manufacturing industry to focus on consulting work and helping students learn more about careers in industry. Farhad Ghadamli is a mechanical engineer with a passion for advanced manufacturing, specifically additive manufacturing, and helps OEMs 3D print using metals, plastics, composites, and sand.

In a recent quote, James Schlusemann, LSME, 2023 SME president, said, “These two engineers have moved manufacturing forward in very different ways during the course of their careers, though their efforts have been exemplary. They’ve served SME for a combined 53 years, sharing their knowledge and helping to build manufacturing up at many different levels in different ways. We’re honored to salute them with this award.”

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