Coffin-Manson Fatigue Achievement Award - Guidelines


    The Fatigue Achievement Award was established in 1986 and renamed in 2015 to the Coffin-Manson Fatigue Achievement Award. This award recognizes individual who have made outstanding contributions in the field of fatigue of materials.


    • Awardees must be nominated by either the Awards Subcommittee or the E08 Committee Chairman, and approved by the Executive Subcommittee, Membership in E08 is not required for consideration. No records of the discussion of the award shall be kept, and the minutes of the Executive Committee meeting shall reference the decision only if the vote for the nominee is favorable.
    • If a candidate is a member of the Executive Committee, the Chairman may modify the method of the Executive Committee consideration and action as he sees fit so that the deliberations are not revealed to the candidate. It is expected that this will be through correspondence, informal meetings with one or more Executive Committee members, and telephone conversations.
    • The recipient will be notified in advance of the date and time of the presentation. Presentations will be at meetings or symposia of E08 at a mutually agreed upon occasion. If deemed necessary, travel funding may be supplied from Committee funds at the discretion of the Committee Chairman.
    • The Awards Administrator will be notified by the Committee or ASTM staff manager at least two months in advance of the presentation.

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