College of Liberal Arts

2011 National Medal of Technology and Innovation - call for nominations

Wednesday Feb 9, 2011

LIMITED SUBMISSION

Sponsor: US Patent and Trademark Office

Program: National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Materials are due electronically to Jeff Meserve (meserve@austin.utexas.edu) by Wednesday, February 9, 2011 @ noon.
Please submit:

A 2-page abstract describing the nominee's technological achievement
A short CV highlighting the nominee's research trajectory, including grant support history
Program description:
The National Medal of Technology and Innovation is the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States on America's leading innovators.

The Medal is awarded annually to individuals, teams (up to four individuals), companies or divisions of companies for their outstanding contributions to the Nation's economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technological products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and development of the Nation's technological manpower."

More information is available on the National Medal of Technology and Innovation website at http://www.uspto.gov/nmti/

Please note that the nominee selected to represent UT must be prepared to provide at least six letters of recommendation.

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