19 Exceptional Asian Americans will be recognized by Asian American Engineer of the Year Award on March 3, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact: I-Ming Chen
Secretary of the 2012 AAEOY Executive Committee
(505) 250-3488; firstname.lastname@example.org
Albuquerque, NM (February 18, 2012) - Representing Chinese Institute of Engineers - USA (CIE-USA), the 2012 AAEOY Executive Committee is proud to host the Eleventh Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) Award ceremony on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Seventeen outstanding American scientists, engineers and corporate leaders with Asian ethnicity from across the US will be honored with the AAEOY Award in recognition of their exceptional contributions in their fields of expertise and public service.
During the AAEOY event, the Asian American community also celebrates the achievements of Asian Americans of global stature and influence with Distinguished Awards. The 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Dr. Alice S. Huang of California Institute of Technology for her original discoveries in virology; prominent leadership in medicine, science, education and professional societies; and the advocacy for women and minorities in science. Dr. Venkatesh "Venky" Narayanamurti of Harvard University will receive the 2012 Distinguished Science & Technology Award for developing and advancing the field of phonon optics and nanostructured semiconductor as well as his visionary leadership, mentoring and entrepreneurial spirit in science & technology.
It is expected over 400 distinguished guests, honorees, corporate executives and community leaders will attend the event.