A-P-T Research, Inc., won the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce’s 2001 Small Business of the Year Award in the Technology Category. Criteria for winning a category were growth, company turnover, management strategy, financial strength, longevity and tenacity.
Dr. John Hall, A-P-T Research Division Manager, Industrial Engineering, was honored at the HATS Award Dinner. Dr. Hall was named the Military Applications Societies’ Professional of the Year. Dr. Hall was recognized for his unique ability to find innovative solutions to difficult problems.
Mr. Phil Owen, A-P-T Research Vice President and Chief System Safety Engineer was honored as being named the Systems Safety Society’s Professional of the Year. The award was presented at the Huntsville Association of Technical Societies (HATS) Awards Dinner on 16 May 2001. Mr. Owen won this award for a life time of achievements in the area of system safety.
Tom Pfitzer, a member of the Tennessee Valley Chapter, was the recipient of the System Safety Society’s Manager of the Year Award for 1999. The Manager of the Year Award is presented annually to an individual member of the Society who has made significant contributions through the implementation of an effective system safety management program for a major system effort. Tom’s selection was based on system safety management actions that significantly contributed to the expansion of the discipline of system safety into other safety disciplines.