PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carnegie Science Center announced the winners of its 2010 Carnegie Science Awards, sponsored by Eaton Corporation.
Carnegie Science Center established the Carnegie Science Awards program in 1997 to recognize and promote outstanding science and technology achievements in western Pennsylvania. Celebrating its 14th year, the Carnegie Science Awards have honored the accomplishments of more than 250 individuals and organizations that have improved lives through their commitment and contributions in science and technology.
"This is Eaton's thirteenth year as a sponsor and we are proud to be associated with a program that recognizes corporations and individuals devoted to science and technology," said Jerry Whitaker, president of the Americas for Eaton Corporation's Electrical Sector. "These regional assets have an impact that expands far beyond their local footprint into the global marketplace."
The Carnegie Science Awards program helps fund Science Center exhibits and educational programs that reach thousands of young people to broaden their perspective about careers in the fields of science and technology," said Ron Baillie, Henry Buhl, Jr. Co-Director of Carnegie Science Center. "And through our Science Connections mentoring program, many of the awards recipients engage young people in the real-world practice of the sciences."
"Each year the Carnegie Science Awards shines the spotlight on extraordinary researchers, entrepreneurs, and educators working in science and technology fields," said Ann Metzger, Henry Buhl, Jr. Co-Director of Carnegie Science Cente
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