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Every year at its annual conference, SAVE International® takes pride in recognizing the successful contributions of the value profession from industry, government and value analysis providers. These contributions have benefited products, infrastructure and processes while advancing the knowledge and application of the Value Methodology worldwide.

Recognition Manual

The SAVE Board of Directors is charged by the constitution and bylaws with the responsibility of serving as the society’s national leaders in fulfilling the purposes and objectives of SAVE: promote the knowledge, application, and advancement of the Value Methodology and principles.

The Board of Directors has established an honors and awards program to recognize the contributions and accomplishments by members, individuals, corporations, governments, agencies and others that surpass very high standards and achieve a high level of accomplishment. This manual defines those standards and establishes the validity of those that are being recognized for their contributions.

Updated Recognition Manual coming soon!

 

Honors & Awards Nominations

Honors and awards will be presented at the 2017 SAVE Value Summit. To submit a nomination, please use the appropriate form.

Updated nomination forms coming soon!

 

Past Honors & Awards Recipients

2016

Award

Recipient(s)

Fellow

Richard Harrington, CVS‐Life

Lucie Parrot, eng., M.eng., CVS-Life

Chapter Effectiveness Award

National Capital Chapter

 

SAVE Paper of the Year

April Hiller, AVS, ENV SP - “Market Analysis and Positioning of the VE Brand”

 

Rising Star Award

Cliff Miller, AVS

 

Outstanding Value Methodology in Construction

 

National Minerals Laboratory - owned by the US Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management

 

Outstanding Value Methodology in Industry

General Electric Value Analysis/Value Engineering Program - owned by the General Electric Company

 

Lawrence D. Miles Founders Award

Muthiah Kasi, PE, SE, CVS-Life, FSAVE

 

Miles Value Foundation Paper of the Year Award

P. Arjunraj - “Intake Manifold in Automotive Engines”

No photo available

 

 

2015

Award Recipient(s)
Fellow
George Hunter, PE, CVS®-Life, PMP
Chapter Effectiveness Award
Greater Michigan Chapter
Presidential Award for Excellence in
Value Management

Nitin K. Tikle, AVS
Presidential Citations
Istvan Tarjani, CVS®, CMC, PVM, TVM Karen M. Smith
Lawrence D. Miles Founders Award
Stephen J. Kirk, Ph.D., FAIA, CVS®-Life, FSAVE, LEED AP
Miles Value Foundation
Paper of the Year Award

R. MuthuKumaran and A. Abilash,
“Redesign Inlet Airflow Subsystem to Prevent Bypass Air”
SAVE Paper of the Year Award
James A. Rains, Jr., CVS®-Life, FSAVE,
“Active Verb; Measurable Noun”
Value Professional of the Year
Frank Vicidomina, PE, CVS®-Life
Distinguished Service in Government
Si-Jin Lee, Ph.D.
Gordon Frank Awards for Outstanding
Value Methodology in Government
Metropolitan Avenue/Fresh Pond Bridge over the Long Island Railroad owned by the New York Department of Transportation Contingency Design Program owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District Central Puget Sound Regional Transit District Value Engineering Program

 

2014

Award Recipient(s)
INVEST Best Paper
Surya Prakash Prabhaker
“Design Optimisation of Engine Cooling System”
College of Fellows
Laurel M. Dennis, PE, CVS®-Life, FSAVE
Chapter Effectiveness Award
Greater Michigan Chapter
Presidential Citations
Dal-Sung Lee, PE, CVS®-Life,Immediate Past President, Society of Korean Value Engineering John E. Sloggy, PE, CVS®,SAVE Vice President – Marketing
MVF Paper of the Year Award
Min Zhan, AVS
“Apply Value Engineering Tools in Joint-Venture Plant in China”
presented at the 2014 SAVE Value Summit
SAVE Paper of the Year Award
Anita Lukose, CVS®
“VM – The Right Methodology for Innovation”
Rising Star Award
Patrice M. Miller, AVS
Alphonse J. Dell’Isola Award for Outstanding Value Methodology in Construction
VM Application to Constitution Gardens National Mall & Memorial Parks U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Arthur Mudge Award for Outstanding Value Methodology in Industry
VM Program & Application to Electricity Distribution Division Saudi Electricity Company
Lifetime Achievement Award
Donald E. Parker, PE, CCE, CVS®-Life, FSAVE
Outstanding Achievement in Management
David T. Szczupak,Executive Vice President Whirlpool Corporation

 

2013

Award Recipient(s)
College of Fellows
David Q. Kirk, AIA, CCC, CCS, LEED AP(left) andDon H. Stafford, PE, CVS –Life
Chapter Effectiveness Award
Greater Michigan Chapter
Presidential Citations
Robert A. Burton, Venable, LLP Nicholas Torelli,Director of Mission Assurance, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems of Engineering
Paper of the Year Award
Sanjay S. Gaikwad, CVS
Best Manufacturing Paper Award
Sundar Raj D.V. and Ravi Rao
Rising Star Award
Hisaya Yokota, Ph.D., PE.jp, CVS,Functional Approach Institute Co., Ltd.
Outstanding Achievement in Management
John P. Kweder,Chief Operating Officer, Alfred Benesch & Company
Gordon Frank Award for Outstanding Value Methodology in Government U.S. Army Corps of Engineers –St. Paul District for the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project
Alphonse J. Dell’Isola Award for Outstanding Value Methodology in Construction
Florida Department of Transportation for the Bouygues Civil Works Florida Port of Miami Tunnel Project

 

2012

Award Recipient(s)
College of Fellows New Inductees
From left to right:James D. Bolton, PE, CVS, PVM, Global Lead – Value Engineering & DFMA, Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI,Joseph F. Otero, CVS-Life, Value Engineering Methods Specialist, Pratt & Whitney, Springfield, MA,Emad W. Shublaq, Ph.D., CPEng., CVS, F.IEAust., F.ASCE, F.AITD, Managing Director, Shublaq Management Consulting, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,David C. Wilson, P.Eng., CVS-Life, CPF, President, NCE Value Engineers Inc., Markham, ON
Kempter Community Service Award
Arizona Chapter
Chapter Effectiveness Award
Arizona Chapter
E. T. O'Connell Communicator of the Year Award
Mary Ann W. Lewis, FSAVE(accepted by Howard B. Greenfield, PE CVS-Life, FSAVE)
Paper of the Year Award
Munsell McPhillips, Ph.D., CVS, for her paper titled “Revealing Hidden Economic Externalities in Major Projects with VM”
Best Manufacturing Paper Awards
Anupma Kumarifor her 1st place paper titled “Creating Business Sustainability with Value Engineering as a Tool” S. S. Ahluwaliafor his 2nd place paper titled “VE Project Supporting Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability of Business”
Gordon Frank Outstanding Accomplishment in Government Award
New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budgetfor the value study of the connection between the Catskill and Delaware aqueducts at Shaft #4 Honorable Mention: Toronto Transit Corporation for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail – West Tunnels Project (presented toDavid C. Wilson, P.Eng., CVS-Life, CPF)
Alphonse J. Dell’Isola Outstanding Accomplishment in Construction Award
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City Districtfor the Blue River Channel Modification Project, 53rd Street to 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO
Rising Star Award
Benjamin Robertson, AVS, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District
Value Engineering Professional of the Year Award
Amy Jo Riffee, CVS, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
Presidential Citations
Marc Pauwels, CVS, TVM, President of Vereine Deutcher Ingenieure Ferenc Nádasdi, Ph.D., CVS-Life, FSAVE, President of the Society of Hungarian Value Analysts
Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense Young-Joo Suh, Ph.D., CVS-Life, President of the Society of Korean Value Engineers
Gary R. Myers, PE, CVS, Program Manager, Jacobs Engineering
Lifetime Achievement Award
Alphonse J. Dell’Isola, PE, CVS-Life, FSAVE