ASTM International Committee F12 on Security Systems and Equipment presented its Award of Merit to Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman.

The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards, according to an announcement by ASTM.

“The committee honored Schimmelpenningh for outstanding leadership, distinguished service, and respected technical expertise in ensuring safer and more secure buildings through improved glazing products and practices,” according to ASTM.

She has been a member of ASTM since 1992 and has served as the committee’s chairperson since 2012. She also serves as the first vice chairperson of the committee on performance of buildings (E06).