33rd CIE/USA-SF Annual Conference


33rd CIE-SF Annual Conference Announcement

You are cordially invited to attend our 33rd annual conference on March 24, 2012 (Saturday) at DoubleTree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA, 95110. Free parking on both afternoon sessions and evening banquet
Conference Program as below: 


*Prudential Career Seminar: 
1PM-5PM: Information/consultation at Prudential booth; 
5PM-5:30PM: Prudential Career Seminar 
Distinguished Achievement Award In Technology and Humanity Nomination
The CIE/USA-San Francisco Chapter is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Achievement Award in Technology and Humanity for 2012. The award will be presented at its annual conference banquet (on March 24th, 2012) to honor a distinguished engineer who not only has proven achievements in the engineering profession but also has made exemplary contributions in the humanities field and to his or her community. It will include a plaque and a citation in recognition of the recipient's accomplishments. 


The Board of Directors of the CIE/USA-San Francisco Chapter is charged with the responsibility for selecting the recipient based on the following evaluation criteria and weighting factors: 

1. Basic requirements 
        Candidate is of Chinese descendence and is currently a resident in northern California or have been a northern California resident for more than five years. 

        Must have 8+ years in engineering practice or in engineering education. 

        Must be committed to physically attending the reception of the award at the local chapter's annual award banquet. 

2. Education 

        List all degrees and dates earned; and the names and locations of the institutions from which degrees were earned. 

3. Professional Achievements (weighted up to 40%): 

        List all current and past professional employment including positions, the names and locations of the companies or institutions; responsibilities, e.g. staff supervisions, handling of annual budget; accountability, e.g. job functions and the challenges; 

        List technical publications, key presentations, patents, and honor awards in a reverse chronological order of dates. 

4. Contributions to humanities and social impact (weighted up to 60%) 

        List candidate's contributions and services in the humanities field as an individual, or to organizations, including the offices held and committee assigned with dates. Attach statements of significance of all contributions and services rendered to the communities or countries resulting from the candidate's endeavor. 

General Guidelines 

All candidacy information and evaluation shall be strictly confidential kept among CIE-USA/SF BODs. Candidate who has passed the initial review shall expect to be contacted to submit further references, support documents, and may be interviewed either by phone or fact-to-face. 

II. Nomination and Deadline 
The CIE/USA-San Francisco Chapter welcomes nominations by its members. Nominations shall be submitted to Dr. Joe-Ming Cheng, Nomination Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Deadline for nominations is 1 PM, February 8th, 2012


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