Each year, the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) celebrates excellence in naval engineering by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one or more facets of the industry.
ASNE is pleased to announce our 2020 recipients of the following prestigious awards:
2020 Gold Medal Award (Engineering) Recipient – CDR Michael Bosworth, USN (Ret.), Director, Center for Innovation in Ship Design (CISD); Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD)
Presented annually since 1958, the Gold Medal is given to an individual who has made a significant naval engineering contribution in a particular area during the past five years.
2020 Harold E. Saunders Award (Lifetime Achievement) Recipient – Mr. Mark W. Henneberger, Director, Instrumentation, Control, and Electrical Systems; Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate; Naval Sea Systems Command (SEA 08K)
Presented annually since 1977, the Harold E. Saunders Award honors an individual whose reputation in naval engineering spans a long career of notable achievement and influence.
2020 Rosenblatt "Young Naval Engineer" Award Recipient – Ms. Allison Hollish, Branch Manager: HM&E/Navigation Networks: DDG 51 (Code 525); Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD)
Established in memory of Mandell and Lester Rosenblatt, the Rosenblatt Young Naval Engineer Award is presented to persons less than 35 years of age who have demonstrated remarkable, early professional achievement in one or more areas of naval engineering.
2020 Frank G. Law Award (Service to ASNE) Recipient – Dr. Leigh McCue, Associate Professor; George Mason University
Originally presented in 1980, the Frank G. Law Award is given to an individual whose longtime dedication and service to the Society is deemed worthy of special recognition.
2020 Claud A. Jones Award (Fleet Engineering) Recipient – Ms. Erica Scates, Program Manager for Helicopter Data Analytics Fleet Support, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD)
Presented annually since 1987, the Claud A. Jones Award is given to a fleet or field engineer who has made significant contributions to improving operational engineering or material readiness of our maritime forces during the past three years.
2020 Solberg Award (Research) Recipient – Mr. Jonathan (Jon) Stergiou Senior Technologist (ST) for Modeling & Simulation; Naval Architecture & Engineering Department (Code 800); Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD)
The Solberg Award, presented annually since 1967, is awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to naval engineering through personal research during the past three years.
2020 Frank C. Jones Award (Major Maintenance & Alterations) Recipient – Mr. Charles F. “Fred” Brady, USCG Supervisory Project Manager, USCG Yard
The Frank C. Jones Award, named for RADM Frank C. Jones, a past President of ASNE, is presented for major achievements in Maintenance and Alteration. The award recognizes Naval Engineering professionals who, over a period of the last ten years, culminating in the most recent previous year, have substantially and significantly contributed to their agency's intermediate and/or depot-level ship maintenance and/or alteration programs that involve the complex work of managing, planning, preparation and/or execution of extensive repairs, overhauls, upgrades and/or modernizations.
2020 Clifford G. Geiger (Naval Logistics) Recipient – Mr. Michael P. Massa, Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM) for Logistics; Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships – PMS 385 – Strategic and Theater Sealift Program Office
This award recognizes naval logistics professionals who, over a period of years, have exemplified the ideals portrayed by Clifford G. Geiger through his exceptional leadership and influence within the naval logistics community, his determined efforts to strengthen the synergy between engineering and logistics, and his dedication to enhancing the capability and stature of the naval logistics profession through increased emphasis on education and professional development for naval logisticians.
Learn more about the ASNE Awards Program.