Nominations are to be made by submitting a one-page summary explaining the students' work. Please submit your nomination to our Awards staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1991, this award recognizes a graduate or recently graduated student (i.e. post doctorate or new professor) that is working in the field of fatigue research and applications. The purpose of this award is to promote the education of engineering students in the area of fatigue technology.
This award honors the memory of Professor Henry O. Fuchs. Professor Fuchs participated in the SAE Fatigue Design & Evaluation Committee's research projects, was a member of the faculty who founded the SAE Fatigue Concepts in Design short course, published extensively in SAE and elsewhere in the technical community, and actively participated in the Surface Enhancement Division of the Committee which is responsible for many standards relating to surface treatments of metals for withstanding fatigue damage.
The award is made twice annually by the SAE Fatigue Design & Evaluation Committee and is granted to one graduate student. The award consists of a framed certificate, a $100 honorarium, and a transportation allowance to attend the SAE Fatigue Design & Evaluation Committee meeting where the award is presented. The student selected will be required to discuss his/her work related to the field of fatigue research and applications in the form of a one half hour presentation with time for questions and answers at the SAE Fatigue Design & Evaluation Committee meeting.