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2012 Williston Medal Topic Addresses Fukushima Incident

The Arthur L. Williston Medal is presented for the best paper submitted in the annual competition on a subject chosen to challenge the engineering abilities of engineering students in conformance with the annual contest guidelines.

A contestant must be an ASME Student Member or Member who received a baccalaureate degree not more than two years before the deadline date for submission of papers.

2012 Topic: How does the Natural Disaster in Japan Affect the Future of Power Generation?

Papers should be submitted by February 7, 2012.

The Williston Award recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium, a Bronze Medal, a Certificate and Travel expense supplement to attend the award presentation.  Second place receives $500 honorarium and a Certificate and third place receives $250 honorarium and a Certificate. For more information please visit the Honors & Awards website. The Williston Flyer is available here.

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About Jagadeep

Jagadeep is currently the Webmaster for the ASME Silver State Section, and Postdoctoral Scholar and Instructor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has authored more than 30 refereed technical papers.

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