Established in 1983, this award is administered by the ASEI Awards Committee that is comprised of at least five members selected by the ASEI board. The award consists of a plaque, memento, and recognition at the ASEI Annual National Convention banquet event.


This award is presented to an individual who has been a member of ASEI for at least 15 years. Served and participated in various capacities in the activities of local and national chapters. Contributed significantly to promote the vision and goals of the ASEI organization. This candidate is selected by the recommendation of the Award Committee and approval by the Chairman of the ASEI board.

This award recognizes the achievements of a ASEI who best exemplifies the ideals of entrepreneurship by starting and successfully managing one or more businesses in a way that demonstrates notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements.
  • The company should demonstrate profitability.
  • The company should demonstrate significant growth and long-term potential.
  • The entrepreneur should note contributions to the community through charitable or leadership roles.
  • The company should demonstrate innovative employee programs and corporate culture.
  • The entrepreneur should demonstrate the ability to overcome adversity.
The nominee should have demonstrated significant achievements in the cutting-edge technology in the field of engineering or related science and have managed and directed an organization or founded a company making noteworthy contributions in the design, manufacturing, production or service through the uses of engineering principles and applications.

This is the highest recognition that the ASEI bestows upon an individual who has exhibited exemplary leadership that has benefited ASEI organization and ASEI members at large. The recipient will have been responsible for one or more major initiatives which have resulted in notable and/or highly innovative achievements or expansions of the ASEI mission. ASEI Mission: "To promote growth and development of programs and initiatives that foster career and professional development for ASEI members and cultivate engineering, scientific, and technical exchanges between USA and India”. The recipient is required to have served in one or more responsible positions within ASEI. The award honors an individual who has
  • Played a key role in establishing and building the ASEI Value.
  • Made notable contributions to the advancement in the field of engineering.
  • Given selflessly his/her time and energy to the ASEI national and local chapters.

ASEI FOUNDER’S AWARD (Click to Nominate)

Open to the ASEI national officers and committee members. The person who has contributed the most in the previous year will be recognized. Recommendation has to come from previous year’s officers as well as current officer and sent to Hari Bindal to finalize the award. The award consists of a plaque, memento and a cash award of $1,000 presented at the ASEI Annual National Convention banquet event.

ASEI Corporate Excellence Recognition Program (CERP) (Click to Nominate)

Developed in 2005, the CERP awards are a result of ASEI collaborating with leading US corporations. The vision of CERP is to salute the innovative strength that comes from a diversity of human capital. This award recognizes corporate excellence of outstanding engineers of Indian origin who are employed in industry, academia or government entities. Candidates are nominated by their managers and approved by their Human Resources department.
The CERP awards are presented for five categories as follows:

Corporate Engineering Excellence Award (Professional achievement)
Corporate Woman Engineer of the Year Award (Gender specific)
Corporate Young Engineer of the year Award (under 35 age, less than 10 years experience)
Corporate Outstanding Achievement Award
Corporate Service Excellence Award

The CERP awards criteria are based on achievements, innovation, leadership, teamwork, integrity, community service, and leadership roles in other professional societies such as SAE, AIAA and ASME, etc.

Instituted in 2005 by the ASEI board, these awards are administered under the auspices of the ASEI Award Committee and in cooperation with the Corporate Selection Committee. The awards will consist of a plaque and recognition during the ASEI Annual National Convention banquet. Applications for the CERP awards are submitted by the sponsoring company.

Last date to nominate is 11/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

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