This award was established to recognize the efforts and contributions of young pump engineers from member companies and Standard Partners who have made a significant impact within their current position and have also contributed to the advancement of the work of the Hydraulic Institute.  The award is limited to engineers under the age of 40 (as of January 1 the year of nomination).  Mr. Dobrot has and continues to contribute to several HI technical committees including:

  • Rotodynamic Pumps for Assessment of Applied Nozzle Loads (ANSI/HI 9.6.2.) (Active chairman)
  • Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pumps for Nomenclature, Definitions, Applications, and Operation (ANSI/HI 1.1-1.2) (Active participant)
  • Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pumps for Design and Application (ANSI/HI 1.3) (Past participant)
  • Rotodynamic Vertical Pumps of Radial, Mixed, and Axial Flow Types for Design and Application (ANSI/HI 2.3) (Past participant)
  • Rotodynamic Vertical Pumps for Nomenclature and Definitions (ANSI/HI 2.1-2.2) (Past participant)
  • Pump Test Lab Approval (Past participant)
  • Minimum Efficiency Index (Past participant)

In addition to his committee participation, Lucian has been active within HI since 2009 and currently serves as the Standards Voting Representative for TACO, Inc.

Note to Editor: To request a photo of Lucian Dobrot and his award, contact Patrick Maloney, Manager, Marketing & Communications, HI, at pmaloney@Pumps.org.

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About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

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