Chapter of Excellence Award
We are proud to announce that the Lehigh Valley Chapter of ASMI was selected as the 2007-2008 Chapter of Excellence from amongst all Chapters of our membership levels. This prestigious honor was in recognition of our Chapter’s achievement of bold goals related to increased sustaining membership, increased educational outreach, and increased participation of young members. The Executive Committee would like to thank all members and friends who contributed time, effort, or financial support to us and to those who participated in our exciting program year!
Bradley Stoughton Award
The Lehigh Valley Chapter of ASMI established the Bradley Stoughton Award in 1944. It recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of engineered materials.
Bradley Stoughton (1873-1959) was President of ASM in 1942. His distinguished career included teaching and administrative positions at MIT, Columbia University, and Lehigh University, where he served as Head of the Department of Metallurgy and Dean of Engineering for 35 years. In addition, he was a consulting metallurgist for 21 years.
Dr. Stoughton gave his time without stint to his students, guiding and inspiring them to many outstanding metallurgical achievements. His intimate knowledge of theoretical and practical problems in the manufacture of steel led him to an international reputation in the field.
Outstanding Young Member Award
Since 1973, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of ASM has given an “Outstanding Young Member Award” to the most qualified young member in the chapter. To be qualified for the award, the outstanding young member must be 35 years of age or younger on January 1 of the year awarded, promote the field of materials in some manner, and provide service to the chapter through involvement in activities.