The Marine Technology Society (MTS) has opened a public call to members for nominations for the MTS awards presented during the OCEANS North America Conference, October 27-31, 2019, in Seattle, Washington.
As part of this event, ON&T will present the Young Professional Award to an individual 35 years of age or younger who is an MTS member in good standing, who has shown leadership in MTS, and who works in a professional capacity in management, engineering, or research and development in a marine technology field.
Members are encouraged to nominate a deserving colleague, professional committee, regional section, or student section for an award or as a Fellow. Recipient(s) receive an award and published recognition in brochures, the OCEANS program, the bi-monthly newsletter, Currents, as well as industry magazines. Recipients of these awards represent the respected recognition of accomplishments, dedication, and contribution to the marine industries by their peers.
How to Nominate: Please submit complete nomination packages to the MTS staff point of contact, Monica Ostrander, via email: Mostrander@mtsociety.org. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on May 31, 2019. Late nominations will not be accepted. Applications are available on the MTS website: https://www.mtsociety.org /About/awards.aspx
Designation as a Marine Technology Fellow is one of the highest accolades an individual can achieve. Since 1975, this title had been awarded to MTS members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the Society’s objectives and who have distinguished accomplishments and experience in their professional fields. The nominee must be a current MTS member, an MTS member in good standing for at least five (5) years, and be sponsored by at least three (3) MTS members in good standing.
Presented to an individual 35 years of age or younger who is an MTS member in good standing, who has shown leadership in MTS, and who works in a professional capacity in management, engineering, or research and development in a marine technology field.
Distinguished Achievement Award Presented to any individual who has sustained a career marked by achievements that have had a significant impact in the fields of marine science and technology.
Presented to an individual, company, or organization for outstanding contributions to the advancement of marine science and technology. Open to those from any country or territory outside the United States.
Presented to any legally operated industrial firm (excluding government and non-profit organizations) that has demonstrated outstanding contributions to marine science and technology.
Award sponsored by Lockheed Martin that is presented to an individual who has demonstrated the highest degree of technical accomplishment in the field of marine science, engineering, or technology.
Presented to an MTS member or member organization in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in fulfilling the objectives and missions of the Marine Technology Society.
Presented to an MTS Section in recognition of activities conducted in advancement of the objectives of the Marine Technology Society.
Presented to an MTS Committee in recognition of activities conducted in advancement of the Marine Technology Society’s objectives.
Presented to any established MTS Student Section demonstrating superior performance in the advancement of the Marine Technology Society’s objectives.
Presented to any established MTS Member invoking the long and impactful career of John Piña Craven, this award is conferred upon an individual who has demonstrated outstanding and sustained service to the field of marine technology through mentoring.