The Rosenblatt Young Naval Engineer Award will be presented to a single award winner person not more than 35 years of age as of December 31 of the year of nomination, who has demonstrated remarkable, early professional achievement in one or more areas of the field of naval engineering as defined by the Society. The nominee shall have made a most noteworthy contribution to advancing the field by clearly demonstrating one or more of the following:
1. Superior innovation and insight, as evidenced by senior acclaim, published paper(s), invention, design creativity, patent(s), simulation, process improvement, or similar accomplishments.
2. Outstanding technical leadership and obvious potential for continued distinction in naval engineering based on assigned responsibilities and recognized preeminent performance that is typically uncharacteristic of someone of his or her age.
Moreover, the nominee shall exhibit character and integrity that reflects the Rosenblatt tradition of both ethics and excellence that has brought great credit to our community and the Society, and that will serve as a role model for other young engineers.