The William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award was presented to Steve Skerlos, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Skerlos focuses on sustainable design and runs the Environmental and Sustainable Technologies Lab at U-M.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) partnered with Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society) in 1938 to create the joint award of the Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal. This award celebrates and honors outstanding work in mechanical engineering within ten years following graduation with a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
Each year since 1968, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honors one recipient with the Rufus Oldenburger Medal. This society award is a recognition for significant contributions and outstanding achievements made in the field of automatic control. These achievements can be made in the area of education, research, development, innovation, and service to the field and profession.