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R. Baboian Award

This award is given in recognition of achievement in the field application of corrosion technology. The achievement must have had notable impact on the practice of corrosion control or the enhancement of the profession of corrosion. This award is specifically targeted to field practitioners of corrosion control technology such as inspectors, technologists and engineers. The qualities that may represent achievement in this area include excellence in craftsmanship or execution of work, use of state of the art techniques or products to creatively solve problems or provide long-term service, novelty or creativity of the solution to a problem, or represent the successful completion of work to address an especially difficult or challenging corrosion control problem or has noteworthy and marked significance such as preservation or restoration of important artifacts, facilities, etc. The application must have been completed and have demonstrated success or utility in addressing the challenge. This award shall not recognize work in corrosion research and development.

Nominee Eligibility:

The nominee must be a current member of NACE in good standing.

No posthumous nominations will be accepted.

Past presidents are eligible for this award only for accomplishments following their presidency and only after 5 years’ time has lapsed since their presidency.

Past recipients of this award are not eligible to receive this award again.

To Nominate:

Download and fill out nomination form

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Review criteria for nominator eligibility

Return on or before June 30 to NACE Headquarters

Nomination Support:

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