ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Merit and Kessler Awards were given to Michael D. Lewis.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
July 6, 2010 - ASTM International Committee C18 on Dimension Stone honored Michael D. Lewis, President of Facade Forensics Inc., with 2010 Award of Merit and Daniel W. Kessler Award for contributions to dimension stone industry standards development. Member of ASTM since 1989, Lewis served as C18 secretary and vice chairman. He currently chairs Subcommittee C18.06 on Attachment Components and Systems and also works on Committees C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units and E06 on Performance of Buildings.

Michael D. Lewis Honored with Award of Merit and Daniel W. Kessler Award by ASTM International Committee on Dimension Stone

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: July 1, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-ASTM International Committee C18 on Dimension Stone has honored Michael D. Lewis, president of Facade Forensics Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio, with the 2010 Award of Merit and the Daniel W. Kessler Award for his exceptional contributions to the development of standards for the dimension stone industry. The Award of Merit is ASTM's highest recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.

A member of ASTM International since 1989, Lewis has served as both C18 secretary and vice chairman, and he currently chairs Subcommittee C18.06 on Attachment Components and Systems. In addition to C18, he works on Committees C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units and E06 on Performance of Buildings, and is the author of ASTM Manual 21, Modern Stone Cladding: Design and Installation of Exterior Dimension Stone Systems, which was published in 1995. In 2008, he received the ASTM International Walter C. Voss Award for his outstanding contributions to knowledge and advances in the field of building technology.

A specialist in building envelope design and rehabilitation, Lewis started his business Facade Forensics in 2002. He is also an assistant adjunct professor in the School of Architecture and Interior Design at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, where he earned a bachelor's degree in architecture in 1984 and his master's in structural engineering in 1992.

Outside ASTM International, Lewis is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the International Code Council, the Masonry Society and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

View this release on the ASTM Web site at

ASTM PR Contact: Erin K. Brennan, Phone: 610-832-9602;
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


Post a comment about this story

(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.

 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
 More New Product News from this company:
ASTM Workshop to address additives in biomedical polymers.
Oil Training Course examines sampling, testing, evaluation.
Radiant Barrier Systems Standards approved by ASTM committee.
Training Course addresses hazards in oxygen systems.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
ASTM/NIBS Workshop on Building Science Education in North America
Fatigue and Fracture of Metallic Medical Materials and Devices
ASTM International Compilation on Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles
Guidance for Potential Solar Photovoltaic Investors to Be Provided in Proposed ASTM Standard
Test for Sustained Air Performance of Central Vacuum Cleaning Units Approved as ASTM Standard
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Trade Associations

Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy

Error close

Please enter a valid email address