Distinguished Service Award
Each year the Conference Executive Committee selects individuals to receive a Distinguished Service Award. This award is presented in recognition of their dedication and exceptional contributions of professional expertise to ensure the continued success of the International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies.
1989 – 1999
Nina Bergan French
ASME IMW and IT3
Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies
The Industrial and Municipal Waste (IMW) Research Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3) have initiated an award called the Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies Pioneer Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding leaders and sustained contributors as well as to encourage young engineers and students in the field of and Thermal Treatment Technologies throughout the world. The recipient of this annual award will be recognized at the IT3 Conference luncheon. The award is aimed to provide public recognition of the recipient’s work in the Incineration and Thermal Treatment community.
2013 Recipient – Robert (Bob) Hall
2012 Recipient – Anthony Licata
2011 Recipient – Dr. Kun-Chieh Lee
2010 Recipient – Robert Sommerlad, P.E.
2009 Recipient – Dr. Jost Wendt
2008 Recipient – Walter R. Niessen
2007 Recipient – Joseph J. Santoleri, P.E.
2006 Recipient – Herbert I. Hollander, P.E., DEE
2005 Recipient – Jim Swithenbank
2004 Recipient – David Hoecke
2003 Recipient – Floyd Hasselriis
For nominations or consideration to next year’s pool of candidates, contact the chair of ASME IMW or the chair of IT3.