FRANK E. RICHART AWARD
The Frank E. Richart Award is presented not more frequently than every three years to an ASTM member who has made notable contributions to the work of ASTM in the development of standards or relating data, or the presentation of technical papers or reports containing new information for the advancement of the field of concrete and concrete aggregates.
The award, established in 1953, honors Frank E. Richart, an Honorary Member, former Director and Vice President of ASTM, and a member and officer of various technical committees including C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates. It was initiated to encourage research and standardization, and recognize notable contributions in the concrete and concrete aggregates field.
RULES GOVERNING THE AWARD
The Frank E. Richart Award may be presented based on any one of the following criteria:
Contributions to the development and analysis of data on the properties on concrete and concrete aggregates.
Contributions to the development of standard test methods or specifications in the concrete and concrete aggregates field.
The preparation and presentation of technical papers and reports, which present new and useful information, describe new test procedures and apparatus, or otherwise contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.
The presentation of a specific paper in the field that is published by the Society.
The Award shall consist of a walnut frame with blue velvet background, containing a bronze photo-etched medallion of Frank E. Richart, and ASTM logo disc, and a bronze plate suitable for engraving.
FRANK E. RICHART AWARD
To encourage and recognize meritorious
contributions to the Society, in research and
standardization concerned with concrete and
is granted to
(NAME OF RECIPIENT)
Signature of President Year Signature of Chairman of the Board
In addition to the plaque, an honorarium will also be presented. Should more than one individual be selected to receive the award each shall receive a plaque and the honorarium shall be divided equally among the recipient
Funding for the Frank E. Richart Award was made possible through an endowment fund given by Mrs. Frank E. Richart. If the Award is, for any reason, discontinued, the remainder of the principal shall be placed in the ASTM Research Fund.
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