Dwight Blaser Meritorious Service Award

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Ron Reese (right) receives the Blaser Award from CAR Director Giorgio Rizzoni.

The Dwight Blaser Meritorious Service Award is presented annually to individuals whose sustained and extraordinary personal services have had a significant and lasting effect on the advancement of Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR).

Dwight Blaser, PhD, was an alumnus of The Ohio State University. He was also a retiree of the General Motors Corporation where he served as the director of research and development. Additionally, Blaser had been a member of the CAR External Advisory Board since its establishment in the mid-1990s. To recognize Blaser’s generous gift of time, experience and wisdom, CAR created an award in his name.

Past Awardees