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ADS/Hancor Soil and Water Engineering Award


2014 Recipient - Indrajeet Chaubey
Purdue University


Honors and recognizes a member of ASABE who has performed noteworthy contributions to the advancement of soil and water engineering in teaching, research, planning, design, construction, management or development of materials. These contributions shall have been either in the form of published literature, notable performance, or special actions which have served to advance the science of soil and water engineering.

In 1966, the Hancock Brick & Tile Co. (now ADS/Hancor) decided to sponsor an award recognizing noteworthy contributions to the advancement of soil and water engineering. For the first two years of its existence, the award was presented in recognition of outstanding work in drainage engineering; in 1968, its scope was enlarged to include all engineering aspects of soil and water control for agriculture. The award is sponsored by ADS/Hancor, of Findley, OH.

The award shall consist of a polished hardwood plaque mounted with a bronze medallion engraved with the elements symbolic of the relationship between agricultural engineering and a productive natural environment.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a current ASABE member.

Submission Deadline: October 31

Nomination Instructions: The award nomination form and 3-5 letters of support are to be submitted to Carol Flautt in electronic format only. The letters of support may be included with the nomination form or sent separately. Each nominee will be considered by the award committee for two additional award years if not selected the first year of consideration for a total of three years.

Nomination Form

Past Recipients of the Award

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