Pacesetter Award

To nominate candidates for the Pacesetter Award, please email to receive a unique nomination link.  The link provides online access to the nomination form, instructions to share the link with others to upload recommendations and provides options to review information and/or upload any additional information items. Application deadline is March 1st

2018 ASM Foundation Pacesetter Award

Chevron is proud to support ASM Materials Education Foundation and is honored to receive the 2018 ASM Pacesetter Award.

Chevron Energy Technology Company has partnered with the ASM Materials Education Foundation since 2010 and has provided financial and volunteer support to the ASM-Houston Chapter Materials Camp for Teachers, as well as other similar programs. In addition, Chevron has provided the opportunity to Dr. Julio G. Maldonado to serve in the ASM Action in Education Committee and more recently as a Trustee of the ASM Materials Education Foundation. In the past, Julio served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the ASM Action in Education Committee as well as serving in several related sub-committees including; Undergraduate Scholarships, Teachers Grants, Eisenman Materials Camp, National Merit Scholarship, Student Chapter Grants, and the Undergraduate Design Competition.

Chevron has been committed to supporting education for well over 100 years. As a company with many engineers, much of this support has been directed to STEM education. It’s an issue we view as vital — not only for our company, but for our communities and for the country.

We work with a variety of nonprofits and provide support to over 100 universities worldwide with a primary focus in the STEM disciplines. Working with our partners, we take a comprehensive approach to education investments by getting students excited about STEM and encouraging them to pursue STEM courses and careers. We support teacher training, provide classroom resources, fund outside-of-school activities, and develop partnerships with universities designed to strengthen faculty, curricula and student development. Since 2013, we have invested over $400MM in both K-12 and higher education worldwide

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company’s operations.

Chevron Energy Technology Company develops and manages technology to help find and produce new oil and gas reserves, enhance recovery in existing fields, and optimize productivity of downstream assets. The
group focuses on research, development and the successful delivery of technical services for Chevron’s worldwide operations.

We are proud to partner with ASM Materials Education Foundation in supporting the next generation of problem solvers.

The Pacesetter Award was established in 2009 as an annual corporate award to honor organizations for continued service to the ASM Materials Education Foundation and to recognize their impact in supporting educational outreach efforts that encourage young people to pursue careers in materials science and engineering.

Purpose: ​To recognize organizations for their support of volunteers and financial resources toward materials, science and engineering education through ASM Materials Education Foundation.

Awardees Include:

2018 – Chevron
2017 – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow
2016 – Carpenter Technology Corporation
2015 – Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF)
2014 – NACE International Foundation
2013 – Thermal Spray Technologies Inc
2012 – ONR – Office Naval Research
2011 – Battelle Memorial Institute
2010 – Sandia National Laboratories
2009 – Engineering Systems Incorporated