American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) 2014 Awards – Nominations Invited

SACRAMENTO (TIP): American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is a national organization of professionals of Asian Indian diaspora in the USA that shares knowledge among its members, shapes the next generation of engineers, entrepreneurs, scientists and technologists and perform community service helping the disadvantaged and underprivileged in communities across the world. ASEI Southern California chapter is hosting the 29th ASEI National Convention at the campus of University of California, Irvine.

The theme of the convention is ‘STEM: Ideas for the 21st Century’ with presentations in multiple tracks. Over 500 professionals including scientists, engineers, technologists, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders are expected to attend this convention. The program starts with an evening welcome reception on September 26th and a full day conference session on Sept. 27th with 4 tracks covering Bio-medical Devices and Life Sciences, Disruptive Technologies, Emerging Trends in Engineering and Growth in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

Speakers will include prominent business leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists, educators, policy makers, angel investors and investment bankers. See more details at The convention will end with a finale awards banquet on Sept. 27th where those who have made outstanding achievements in engineering and technology and those contributed to society at large and to ASEI organization will be recognized.

ASEI is seeking nominations in various award categories as follows:
ASEI Entrepreneur of the Year (Open to everyone)
ASEI Exceptional Merit Award (Open to everyone)
ASEI Engineer/Scientist of Year (Open to everyone in all engineering disciplines, i.e. Architecture, Bio, Chemical, Civil/Structural, Electrical, Electronics/Computer, Industrial, Mining/Minerals/Materials, Mechanical and Telecommunication)
ASEI Service Excellence (Open to an ASEI member who has done service to community at large)
ASEI Lifetime Achievement (Open to those who have served ASEI for over 10 years). If no candidate qualifies, Life Time award is not given that year
ASEI Founder’s Award sponsored by ASEI Founder Hari Bindal (Open to those who have provided dedicated services to ASEI in the immediate past year). Award includes a plaque and $1,000 to the charity of award recipient’s choice.
ASEI Student of the Year (Open to all students of Indian origin)

Nomination Process
Please fill in the appropriate nomination form and send it in with a bio and other supporting documents such as press cuttings of any achievement or previous awards. Nomination can be made self or by a colleague, except for ASEI Service Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Student of the Year Awards, which have to be nominated as prescribed in the nomination forms. All nominations must be received before August 15th by e-mail to or mail to ASEI 2014 Awards Committee, P.O. Box 16760, Stamford, CT 06905.
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