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2012 Toulmin Medal

For 2012, there were 28 feature articles eligible for the 2012 Toulmin Medal. The medal is awarded to the most outstanding article in TME written by an SAME member (s). The winning article will be selected by a panel of past SAME Presidents and awarded at the Honors Luncheon held at the 2013 JETC in San Diego, Calif. May 21-24. Thank you to all those who submitted articles this past year to make TME a great publication!

January-February

“Environmental Rehabilitation and Flood Management at Underwood Creek” - Doug Bach, P.E., LEED AP, and Tom Sear, P.E., CFM
“Stuck in Transition No Longer” - Paul B. Giller, PG, Jeffrey Sgambato, CPG, and Andrew Van Dyke
“Successful Remedy for Complex Remediation” - Harry Kleiser
“Integrated, Holistic, High-Performance Buildings” - Get W. Moy, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, PMP
“Cloud Computing & BIM” - Peter Cholakis

March-April

“Operational Energy: Maximizing an Asset” - Lt. Col. Eric Turner, P.E., USAF
“Transition to Diplomacy” - Lt. Col. John Buse, P.E., USAFR, and Col. Joel Cross, PMP, USA
“An Enduring Legacy in Iraq” - Maj. Christopher Eyle, USAF, Capt. Rodney Moore, P.E., CEC, USN, and Tech Sgt. Stephanie Holman, USAF
“Strengthening Energy Security through Federal Partnerships” - Gordon L. Simmons, P.E., and Benjamin J. Cross, Ph.D., P.E.
“Facility Engineering: Changing the Culture” - Col. Douglas P. Wise, P.E., USAF

May-June

“New Runway Ready for Take-Off” - David Schilling, P.E., Christopher J. Holmes, P.E., and Janelle Zweifel
“Designing a Healing Environment” - Thomas J. Kapels, AIA, ASLA, LEED Green Associate
“One Goal: Sustainability at Multiple Sites” - Kevin C. Swain, and Larry Kibbon Jr.
“Improving Building Performance without Increasing Costs” - Eamon T. Geary, LEED AP ND, ID+C
“Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration” - Capt. Timothy D. Scheffler, P.E., CEM, USAF

July-August

“Achieving the Unprecedented in New Orleans” - Wendi Goldsmith, CPG, CPSSC, Angela DeSoto-Duncan, P.E., and Karen Durham-Aguilera, P.E., SES
“Air Force Engineers Aid in Disaster Recovery” - Capt. Lionel P. Lanuza, USAF
“Helping a Hometown Recover” - Lt. Cdr. Kris Neset, P.E., USPHS
“Temporary Housing—Permanent Impressions” - Joseph W. Dombi, P.E., PMP
“Building Relationships in SOUTHCOM” - Lt. j.g. J.P. Henry, P.E., USNR

September-October

“Master Planning for our Changing Environment” - Jerry Zekert and Lt. Col. Mark L. Gillem, Ph.D., AIA, AICP, USAFR (Ret.)
“Planning for the Future at Fort Hood” - Jill Alexander, LEED AP BD+C
“Maximizing Small Business Participation” - Jonathan T. Williams and Alexander O. Levine

November-December

“Planning New Solutions”- David Dale, P.E.
“Achieving Aesthetics and Functionality” - Ted G. Fery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
“With Change Comes Challenge…and Opportunity” - Lt. Col. Neal T. Wright, P.E., PMP, F.ASCE, F.SAME, USA (Ret.)
“Improving Security by Improving Design” - Trey Clegg, Alan Anthony and Jason Hard, LEED AP
“Revised Antiterrorism/Force Protection Standards” - Jon A. Schmidt, P.E., SECB, BSCP