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James H. McGraw Award

Nomination Open: 11/15/2021

Nomination Deadline: 02/04/2022

James H. McGraw was recognized as the dean of industrial publishers. He spent some 40 years in the publishing business, beginning as a teacher turned subscription salesman and going on to lay the foundation of one of the largest industrial publishing organizations in the world. The purpose of the James H. McGraw Award is to recognize outstanding service in engineering technology education. It is presented to a faculty member, author, or administrator who is, or has been, affiliated with an institution that provides engineering technology education. Established by the McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1950, the award is now cosponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, the Engineering Technology Council, and the Engineering Technology Division of ASEE. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque.

NOMINATION FORM
 

This award recognizes contributions to engineering technology education. The following achievements are required: Clearly discernible contributions to engineering technology education. Outstanding achievement in one or more of the following activities specifically related to engineering technology education: Teaching: evidence of outstanding subject matter competence, student guidance and course development; Publications: textbooks, articles, reports, bulletins and tests; Administration: outstanding contributions to curriculum development, cooperation with industry, student selection and placement as well as buildings and facilities; Other activities: participation in engineering technology studies and surveys and leadership in local and national institute groups. Eligibility: Nominations may be made by any person, organization or group other than members of the James H. McGraw Award Committee and the employees of McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Members of the committee, in any capacity, and employees of McGraw-Hill Higher Education are not eligible to receive the award. No individual shall receive the award more than once.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only ASEE members can submit award nominations)  

NOMINATION FORM

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

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James H. McGraw Award

Nomination Open: 11/15/2021

Nomination Deadline: 02/04/2022

2022 winner:

Scott Danielson received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and his Ph.D. in Engineering from North Dakota State University.  He was founding chair of the Engineering Technology Department where he and a small team started the Aero Manufacturing Engineering Technology program (the basis for the existing BS in Manufacturing Engineering).  In 1999, he moved to Arizona State University as chair of the Manufacturing and Aeronautical Engineering Technology Department.  He became chair of the Engineering Technology Department, which housed three engineering technology programs. After over 12 years, he became an Associate Dean in the College of Technology and Innovation and then in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, later rejoining the faculty of the Polytechnic School in its engineering programs.  He has been active in the ASEE for decades, reviewing and publishing papers in the annual conference, serving as Division Chair for the Mechanics Division and the Engineering Technology Division as well Executive Board member for the Engineering Technology Council. He was awarded the Isadore T. Davis Award for Excellence in Collaboration of Engineering Education and Industry in 2020. He has been active in the ASME; serving on the Vision 2030 Task Force, the Committee on Engineering Technology Accreditation, and as a member of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Leadership Committee. He was awarded the ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal in 2009 and 2013 (team award) and received Fellow status in 2020.  Within ABET, he has been a program evaluator for engineering technology and engineering programs, primarily for ASEE and ASME. In addition to funded work in engineering education, Scott has been working on various funded projects in Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, since 2013. These projects have focused on educational capacity building for colleges and universities, especially engineering technology and engineering programs.

James H. McGraw was recognized as the dean of industrial publishers. He spent some 40 years in the publishing business, beginning as a teacher turned subscription salesman and going on to lay the foundation of one of the largest industrial publishing organizations in the world. The purpose of the James H. McGraw Award is to recognize outstanding service in engineering technology education. It is presented to a faculty member, author, or administrator who is, or has been, affiliated with an institution that provides engineering technology education. Established by the McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1950, the award is now cosponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, the Engineering Technology Council, and the Engineering Technology Division of ASEE. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque.

NOMINATION FORM
 

This award recognizes contributions to engineering technology education. The following achievements are required: Clearly discernible contributions to engineering technology education. Outstanding achievement in one or more of the following activities specifically related to engineering technology education: Teaching: evidence of outstanding subject matter competence, student guidance and course development; Publications: textbooks, articles, reports, bulletins and tests; Administration: outstanding contributions to curriculum development, cooperation with industry, student selection and placement as well as buildings and facilities; Other activities: participation in engineering technology studies and surveys and leadership in local and national institute groups. Eligibility: Nominations may be made by any person, organization or group other than members of the James H. McGraw Award Committee and the employees of McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Members of the committee, in any capacity, and employees of McGraw-Hill Higher Education are not eligible to receive the award. No individual shall receive the award more than once.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only ASEE members can submit award nominations)  

NOMINATION FORM

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

Showing 1 - 10 of 51 results

Year Winner Name
2021 Carol M. Lamb
2020 Ken Rennels
2019 Kenneth Burbank
2018 Scott Dunning
2017 Jeffrey L. Ray
2016 Carol A. Richardson
2015 Ronald E. Land
2014 Robert J. Herrick
2013 Frank Hart
2012 Ashok K. Agrawal

James H. McGraw Award

2022 winner:

Scott Danielson

Scott Danielson received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and his Ph.D. in Engineering from North Dakota State University.  He was founding chair of the Engineering Technology Department where he and a small team started the Aero Manufacturing Engineering Technology program (the basis for the existing BS in Manufacturing Engineering).  In 1999, he moved to Arizona State University as chair of the Manufacturing and Aeronautical Engineering Technology Department.  He became chair of the Engineering Technology Department, which housed three engineering technology programs. After over 12 years, he became an Associate Dean in the College of Technology and Innovation and then in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, later rejoining the faculty of the Polytechnic School in its engineering programs.  He has been active in the ASEE for decades, reviewing and publishing papers in the annual conference, serving as Division Chair for the Mechanics Division and the Engineering Technology Division as well Executive Board member for the Engineering Technology Council. He was awarded the Isadore T. Davis Award for Excellence in Collaboration of Engineering Education and Industry in 2020. He has been active in the ASME; serving on the Vision 2030 Task Force, the Committee on Engineering Technology Accreditation, and as a member of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Leadership Committee. He was awarded the ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal in 2009 and 2013 (team award) and received Fellow status in 2020.  Within ABET, he has been a program evaluator for engineering technology and engineering programs, primarily for ASEE and ASME. In addition to funded work in engineering education, Scott has been working on various funded projects in Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, since 2013. These projects have focused on educational capacity building for colleges and universities, especially engineering technology and engineering programs.

Past Winners

Showing 1 - 10 of 51 results
Year Winner Name
2021 Carol M. Lamb
2020 Ken Rennels
2019 Kenneth Burbank
2018 Scott Dunning
2017 Jeffrey L. Ray
2016 Carol A. Richardson
2015 Ronald E. Land
2014 Robert J. Herrick
2013 Frank Hart
2012 Ashok K. Agrawal