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OES Electronic Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 5. May 18, 2004

The IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society is seeking nominations from the OES membership for the Oceanic Engineering Society Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Technical Achievement Award. These awards will be announced and presented at the OCEANS '04 MTS/IEEE / TECHNO-OCEAN'04 Conference in Kobe, Japan.

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to the OES member who has distinguished her/himself in their service to the OES and the profession. The last five Distinguished Service Awardees are:

1999: Pierre Sabathe at OCEANS'99 MTS/IEEE in Seattle, Washington
2000: Frederick H. Maltz at OCEANS'2000 MTS/IEEE in Providence, Rhode Island
2001: Claude P. Brancart at OCEANS'01 MTS/IEEE in Honolulu, Hawaii
2002: James S. Collins at OCEANS'02 MTS/IEEE in Biloxi, Mississippi
2003: Joseph Czika at OCEANS'03 MTS/IEEE in San Diego, California

The Distinguished Technical Achievement Award is presented to a member of the profession whose technical achievements in oceanic engineering are recognized by their peers. This award is the OES's way of affording acknowledgement to the technical accomplishments of individuals who have produced and furthered the reputation for technical excellence currently enjoyed by the society. The last five Distinguished Technical Achievement Awardees are:

1999: William M. Carey at OCEANS'99 MTS/IEEE in Seattle, Washington
2000: Albert J. Williams 3rd at OCEANS'2000 MTS/IEEE in Providence, Rhode Island
2001: Werner R. Alpers at OCEANS'01 MTS/IEEE in Honolulu, Hawaii
2002: James Candy at OCEANS'02 MTS/IEEE in Biloxi, Mississippi
2003: Georges Bienvenu at OCEANS'03 MTS/IEEE in San Diego, California

The Nominations Packet(s) for the OES Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Technical Achievement Award should include a Letter of Nomination accompanied by a one page vita of the candidate. Nominations will be accepted through 31 August 2004 and should be submitted to:

Glen Williams
Computer Science Department
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843
(O) (979) 845.5485
(F) (979) 847.8578
g-williams@tamu.edu

For information on other OES activities, go to http://www.oceanicengineering.org

Send comments regarding this newsletter to the editor, Dr. Diane DiMassa, ddimassa@ieee.org