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Three NIST Staff Members are among those to be honored by ANSI.
Press Release Summary:
Jul 30, 2012 - There are 3 NIST staff members among 17 recipients of 2012 Leadership and Service Awards, presented by American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Patrick Gallagher will receive Chairman's Award; Gordon Gillerman will receive Gerald H. Ritterbusch Conformity Assessment Medal; and Elham Tabassi will receive Next Generation Award. ANSI will honor recipients during October 10 ceremony in Washington, D.C., held in conjunction with World Standards Week 2012.
Original Press Release
Three at NIST Honored by ANSI
Press release date: Jul 25, 2012
This year's recipients include:
Patrick Gallagher, Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director of NIST, will receive the Chairman's Award, which honors outstanding accomplishments by any group or individual on behalf of ANSI or the ANSI Federation.
Gordon Gillerman, chief of NIST's Standards Services Group, will receive the Gerald H. Ritterbusch Conformity Assessment Medal, which honors distinguished service in promoting the understanding and application of conformity assessment methods as a means of providing confidence in standards compliance for the marketplace.
Elham Tabassi, an electronics engineer in NIST's Information Technology Laboratory, will receive one of three Next Generation Awards, which honor individuals who have been engaged in standardization or conformity assessment activities for less than eight years and who have, during that time, demonstrated vision, leadership, dedication, and significant contributions to their chosen field of activity.
ANSI will honor the seventeen distinguished award recipients during an October 10 ceremony in Washington, D.C., held in conjunction with World Standards Week 2012.
Read the July 23, 2012, ANSI news announcement, "ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2012 Leadership and Service Awards" at http://www.ansi.org/news_publications/news_story.aspx?menuid=7&articleid=3313&source=whatsnew072312.
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