Filipino is 2012 Asian American Engineer of the YearPosted on March 13th, 2012 under We are Pinoys!
Allen G. Lim
A Filipino-American, who works for the United States Naval Sea Systems Command of the Department of the Navy, received the 2012 “Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY).”
Manila-born Mechanical Engineer Allen G. Lim was bestowed with the award, along with 14 other Asian American engineers and scientists, during ceremonies held recently at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The AAEOY Award is given to outstanding American scientists, engineers and corporate leaders with Asian ethnicity in recognition of their exceptional contributions in their fields of expertise and to the communities.
Lim, who arrived in the United States at the age of 7 and became a naturalized American citizen at 12, was cited for his “masterful employment of rigorous system and test and evaluation engineering principles to provide the nation’s war fighter with cutting edge undersea systems.”
He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1984.
Lim began his career as an acoustic analyst for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division and was responsible for the conduct of full scale submarine acoustic testing for newly delivered submarines.
He joined Naval Sea Systems Command in 1989 where he served as the Submarine Acoustic Trials Program Manager. He was responsible for the O&S