Charlie Kostelnick Receives Goldsmith Award
Charlie Kostelnick received the Alfred N. Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Communication from the IEEE Professional Communication Society on October 9.
The award honoring distinguished contributions to engineering communication was presented during the 2012 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference at the University of Central Florida. Richard House from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and conference program chair, presented the award, which has been given since 1975.
This prestigious award is named in honor of Alfred Norton Goldsmith who served as a radio engineer for General Electric and technical director of the United States Army Signal Corps School of Communication and the U.S. Naval Radio School at City College during World War I. Later he was director of research for the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America and director of research for RCA. In 1927 he was named the Chairman of the Board of Consulting Engineers of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). Later he became RCA’s general manager and vice president.
Earlier this year, Kostelnick was named a Fellow of The Association for Teachers of Technical Writing at the annual business meeting of the ATTW in St. Louis on March 21, 2012.
Details about Kostelnick’s latest award can be found at the International Professional Communication website: http://pcs.ieee.org.