L. David Suits

    The ASTM D35 L. David Suits Award will be presented to one distinguished individual who by their achievements in the geosynthetic field has resulted in an advancement of geosynthetic knowledge for which ASTM standards are based. It is the intent of this award to recognize and honor individuals whose extensive commitment to the geosynthetic field has made exemplary technical, practical or administrative contributions that has resulted in a significant leap-forward of knowledge, testing, testing equipment or products. Such exemplary contributions can be short-term to life-time achievements; however, these achievements must result in the noteworthy improvement of ASTM D35 and its major products or outcomes. The recipient of this award does not have to be a member of the D35 Committee.

    Form of Award:

    Crystal Barrel Vase


    Given the prestigious nature of the award, only one candidate per year will be presented the award. A submitted nomination is not guaranteed to receive the award. This award does not have to be given every year, and is based solely on merit.

    Administrative Responsibility:

    Honors & Awards Department

    Nomination Deadline:

    February 1st

    Nomination Send To:

    Katerina Koperna

    Phone Number:


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