The IMR 2019 Fellow Award recognizes an individual with a distinguished record of research accomplishments in the area of Mesh Generation.  Additionally, the individual shall have demonstrated support for IMR through activities such as presenting papers, presenting short courses, presenting invited talks, reviewing papers, participating in the panel discussions, and serving on the committee.

Eligibility for the Fellow Award

All outstanding long-term contributors are eligible.  The recipient shall have attended the IMR at least five times since 1992 and must attend the 28th IMR Banquet schedule for October 16, 2019, to receive the award in person.  The IMR 2019 Committee Members and the Sandia Manager responsible for IMR 2019 are not eligible.

Past winners of this award include:
  • 2011: Dr. Kenji Shimada, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2012: Dr. Mark Shephard, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2013: Dr. Steven Owen, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2014: Paul Louis George, INRIA, France
  • 2015: Timothy Tautges, CD-adapco
  • 2016: Matthew Staten, Sandia National Laboratoies
  • 2017: David Marcum, Mississippi State University
  • 2018: Dr. Cecil Armstrong, Queens University Belfast
Eligibility of Nominator:

The IMR 2019 Committee solicits nominations from all past IMR attendees.   Nominators should indicate the year in which he/she has attended the IMR.  A nominator should be acting as an individual, not as the representative of a group or an institution.  Nominators may not make public statements about the nomination. The Committee will set aside the nomination from a nominator who violates this rule.

Call for Nominations:

Nominators may nominate up to a maximum of three nominees.  Self nomination is not permitted.  Nominators should write a statement (not exceeding one page) in support of each nominee.  The nomination form can be downloaded here: IMR 2019 Fellow Award Nomination Formimr/_assets/documents/IMR2019FellowAwardNominationForm.doc

Selection of Fellow Award:

The IMR 2019 Committee shall select the winner of the IMR 2019 Fellow Award based on the nominations.  Selections will be made without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender/sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship/national origin, political persuasion, or veteran status.

Submitting Your Nominations:

Please submit your nominations via email to the Chair of the IMR 2019 by August 30, 2019.  Please write “IMR 2019 Fellow Award Nomination” in the subject of your email.  If you have any questions on the nomination/selection process please contact Suzanne Shontz, Chair of the IMR 2019. 

Email To:
Suzanne Shontz
Chair, IMR 2019
shonzt@ku.edu