Harold F. Dodge Award - Guidelines


    The Harold F. Dodge Award is presented not more frequently than once a year to a member of ASTM of at least three years standing, who has performed outstanding work in the field of applied statistics. The award, established in 1978, honors Harold F. Dodge, first chairman of Committee E11 on Quality and Statistics. The Harold F. Dodge Award is administered by Committee E11.


    The award shall be administered by an Awards Task Group consisting of three members of Committee E11, appointed for three-year staggered terms. An appointment shall be made annually by the chairman of Committee E11. The senior member of the Awards Task Group shall serve as chairman.

    Each year the Awards Task Group shall consider the eligibility of Society members for the award. The Awards Task Group may nominate candidates or request committee E11 members to nominate a candidate.

    The Awards Task Group may decide to present no Award in a given year.

    The Awards Group shall select the recipient and notify the Chairman of Committee E11 of their selection no later than three months prior to presentation of the award. Notification should include the name and address of the recipient; form of award; special citation; and any other recommendations regarding the Harold F. Dodge Award.

    The ASTM Awards Administrator should be notified 8 weeks in advance of the presentation, which will allow time for the award to be processed. The Awards Administrator will send a letter of notification to the recipient from the Chairman of the Board.

    The Award Task Group shall cooperate with the Chairman of Committee E11, and with the Awards Administrator of the Society, in making arrangements for securing and presenting the award.


    The Harold Dodge Award shall consist of a walnut plaque, with a black velvet background and photo-etched bronze medallion of Mr. Dodge. The award shall not include a cash honorarium, but a suitable token may be selected by the Awards Task Group.

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