Norville Receives ASTM International Award of Merit, Named Fellow

Dr. Scott Norville, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been granted an ASTM International Award of Merit and the honorary title of ASTM International Fellow for meritorious and dedicated service to ASTM International Committee F12 on Building Security Systems and Equipment. Specifically, he was recognized for his "strong commitment to safer buildings via standards and for respected technical expertise, outstanding leadership, and exemplary professionalism."

The Award of Merit was established in 1949 by the ASTM International Board of Directors and is the highest society award granted to an individual member for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities. Recipients also receive the honorary title of fellow.

ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards. Over 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence. ASTM delivers test methods, specifications, guides, and practices to support industries and governments worldwide. The ASTM International Award of Merit was established in the industrial era following World War II as a response to the growing need to recognize outstanding contributions to the leadership and authorship of consensus standards for manufacturing specifications and analysis.