Oct 30, 2018 | Summer Cruz engineering industrial systems engineering iseem ISEEM assistant professor, Dr. Bryan Mesmer, has been selected to receive the 2018 American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Meritorious Service Award for non-board members. The award is given annually to an active ASEM member who has contributed outstanding accomplishments and particularly recognizes efforts towards local sections of ASEM. Dr. Bryan Mesmer’s helping hand during the 2017 ASEM conference, hosted by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), was recognized by the ASEM Board of Directors. Dr. Mesmer says, “I organized the keynote speakers, industry panels, meetings, and the social outreach elements of the event.” The four-day event concentrated on, “Reimagining Systems Engineering and Management,” and Dr. Mesmer’s help steering the conference resulted in him earning the 2018 ASEM Meritorious Service Award for non-board members. He says it was rewarding because he wanted to do a good job. Being a member of ASEM can be beneficial to students because, “it gives you a platform to promote your research and strengthen your network, which could lead to opportunities in the future,” says Dr. Mesmer. Dr. Mesmer will receive the award on Oct. 19, 2018, in conjunction with the ASEM International Annual Conference (IAC), at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.