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Award - Leo B. Moore
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Leo B. Moore Award

Dr. Moore was Professor Emeritus of Management at the Sloan School of Management of MIT. He received his formal education at MIT in Chemical Engineering and Management. Army service in World War II interrupted his career. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and served as Deputy Director of Signal Intelligence in the European Theater of Operations. After returning from service in 1946 he joined the staff at MIT, and became a member of A. H. Mogensen's staff at his Work Simplification Conferences held in Lake Placid, New York, and Sea Island, Georgia. Between that year and his retirement in 1984, Dr. Moore developed and taught courses on Industrial Standardization.  Dr. Moore passed away in 1993.

Criteria:

This award is presented by invitation of the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee to recognize for highest achievement, extraordinary contribution, and distinguished service in the field of standardization, and its professional advancement through original research and writing, creative application and development, or professional and public service. Any individual is eligible.


2017 Leo B. Moore Award Recipient:

Recipient: Brian P. Murphy, ULC Standards

Brian has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian Standards development field, both as the Project Manager of technical committees and the document editor, as well as Manager of the Standards development team at ULC Standards. Brian currently serves as the Operations Manager for ULC Standards where he has been in that role since 1995. As Operations Manager he is responsible for the administration and operation of ULC Standards and oversees the development, approval, preparation, and maintenance of over 200 ULC Standards in the areas of Electrical, Fire, Building Construction and Flammable and Combustible Liquids.

Brian has served as a mentor to numerous standards professionals throughout his career.   Brian serves as the Committee Manager for the SCC Mirror Committee to IEC TC111 on Environmental Standardization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Systems that develops Canada’s position on IEC draft Standards in this field. Brian continues to demonstrate his dedication to safety through his continuing participating on the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Task Groups on Stovetop Fires and Industrial Fire Losses. 

Brian joined the ULC Standards Department in 1979 as the Project Manager for numerous ULC Technical Committees where he was responsible for the development and maintenance of standards concerned with Building Construction; Flammable and Combustible Liquids Storage Tanks and Associated Equipment; and Research for the Fire Service. Prior to joining the ULC Standards Department, Brian worked for UL of Canada in 1978 as a Fire Alarm Technician responsible for testing Fire Alarm Equipment and Systems in accordance with National Standards of Canada. Brian was awarded a Certified Engineering Technologist designation in building environment technology in 1981. Brian holds a diploma as a Fire Alarm Technician from Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario. A member of SES since 1988, Brian was nominated and accepted as a Fellow of the Society of Standards Professionals in 2005. Brian currently serves as the SES Membership Council Director and has been in that role for four years. Brian has been instrumental in establishing the SES Student Scholarship program, as well as helping to grow the Society membership.


Nomination Procedure: 

 

Using the nomination form as a guide, you can submit qualified nominations in one of three ways:

EmailSES Executive Director

Telephone: 1 603 926 0750

Mail: 
Mike Morrell
Executive Director
SES - The Society for Standards Professionals
1950 Lafayette Road
Suite 200
Pourtsmouth, NH 03801

Supporting Data:
For each nomination, include individual name, organization, and contact information.  Also, provide a supporting statement of 350 words or less stating the achievements in support of the nomination.

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