Call for Nominations

2018 AOC Achievement and Service Awards


It is time again to nominate your colleagues who have made outstanding achievement in their professional career and service to our professional society. AOC currently has three member awards as listed below. Nominations for the AOC awards should be submitted to Dr. Yanbo Huang – Yanbo.Huang@ARS.USDA.GOV by June 1, 2018.

1. Early Career Award
Purpose: this award is to recognize outstanding career achievement by a young AOC member in the profession of Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineering. The award is to honor achievement through education, research, innovation, development, extension, consulting, administration, international collaboration, and other professional activities.
Eligibility: the recipient shall be a member of AOC with good standing and under the age of 45. The recipient shall have made noteworthy
contributions of achievement in the areas described above under “Purpose of the Award.”

2. Distinguished Career Award
Purpose: this award is to recognize distinguished career achievement in the profession of Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineering. The award is to honor achievement through education, research, innovation, development, extension, consulting, administration, international collaboration, and other professional activities.
Eligibility: the recipient shall be a member of AOC with good standing. The recipient shall have made noteworthy contributions of achievement in the areas described above under “Purpose of the Award.”

3. Outstanding Service Award
Purpose: this award is to recognize exceptional services that contribute to, and enhance the mission of the AOC.
Eligibility: the recipient shall be a member of AOC with good standing. The recipient shall have made exceptional contributions to organizing AOC conferences, publications and other activities.

Past Awardees

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