Each award shall be made from time to time as circumstances warrant with no more than one award recipient per year. The adjudication of the award shall be made by the MetSoc Awards Committee of The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM.
It is the responsibility of the nominator to ensure that all criteria of the award requested has been met.
The Awards Chair, after ensuring that all conditions of the award have been satisfied and that the procedures were followed, in turn forwards the nomination and its supporting documentation to the MetSoc Awards Committee.
- The awards committee will review the submissions and the CVs or papers and prepare a short-list of candidates for each Award.
- Hold a teleconference and, if required, prepare a list of questions to be sent back to the original nominators via the selected person from the secretariat. Ie. person must fill out further endorsements or letters attached.
- Before voting takes place the awards committee discusses the various short-listed nominees and answers to any questions.
The nominations are then put to a vote by ballot will of the committee. The ballot must include a "no award" option.
The MetSoc Awards Chair then brings the nominees forward for ratification by the Board of Directors of the Society at the Spring Meeting. The MetSoc office will then advise the recipients of their award.The award shall be presented at the Awards Banquet of the Conference of Metallurgists.
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