Nathan Taylor Receives ASME Public Service Award
May 10, 2010 Drexel Engineering is pleased to announce that MEM Senior and ASME President Nathan Taylor was awarded the prestigious 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Charles T. Main First Place Award. Originally established in 1919 in honor of the 37th President of ASME, this national award was designed to encourage student members and young engineers to become active in public service.
Nate was nominated by Dr. Paul Oh (ASME Advisor and MEM Associate Professor), Dr. Surya Kalidindi (MEM Department Head), Dr. Alan Lau (MEM Graduate Advisor and Professor), Dr. Brad Layton (MEM Assistant Professor) and former ASME President and MEM Alumni Frank Barmes.
Nate will receive a gold medal, a $3,000 cash award and travel to the awards ceremony which will be held on November 15, 2010 during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Nate is the second Drexel ASME President to receive this prestigious award. MEM Alumni Daniel Hanna (first ever from Drexel) won in 2007.