Nominate an engineer for the SME College of Fellows

Source: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Oct 16, 2009

Since 1986, the SME College of Fellows has honored those members who have made outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the profession. This is a highly prestigious honor that can only be earned through years (20 or more) of dedication and service.

An SME College of Fellows nominee/nomination must:

  • Be an SME member in good standing who is recognized by the manufacturing community as a contributor to the social, technological and educational aspects of the profession.
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in engineering experience. 
  • Have at least 20 years of experience in a manufacturing-related area. Time spent in pursuit of a related academic degree may also be included in the 20-year requirement. 
  • Be nominated by an Honorary, Fellow, Life or Senior member of SME. Any one of these initiators must submit a completed nomination packet including current data on the nominee's accomplishments, the downloadable nomination form and letters of support/recommendation from sponsors. 
  • Have two additional sponsors submit letters of recommendation/support detailing why the individual should be elected to the College of Fellows. One of these sponsors must be an Honorary, Fellow, Life or Senior member of SME.

To submit a Fellows nomination:

  • Download the nomination form or complete the online form
  • Complete the nomination form as thoroughly as possible-be specific about the nominee's accomplishments. No attachments will be considered except lists of publications, patents, honors and awards. 
  • Determine and collect letters of support from two additional sponsors, one of whom must also be an Honorary, Fellow, Life or Senior member.
Submit all nominations no later than Dec. 1, 2009.