The Elmer A. Sperry Award 2011

March, 2011

Dr. Zigmund Bluvband, ALD president in cooperation with Dr. Herbert Hecht, his collegue from SoHaR Incorporated, have been awarded The Elmer A. Sperry Award 2011 for their work in developing and implementing novel methods and tools for the advancement of dependability and safety in transportation.
The Elmer A. Sperry Award was established in 1955 to commemorate the life of Elmer A. Sperry, whose many inventions – including the gyroscope, the first electric automobile, and air and sea navigational aids – contributed to the advancement of many modes of transportation.  The Sperry Award is given in "recognition of a distinguished engineering contribution which, through application, proved in actual service, has advanced the art of transportation, whether by land, sea, or air, or space".