Faculty External Honors

Physical Sciences

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Award NameNRC StatusAgency NameEstimated Deadline MonthDescriptionSub-field
Gregori Aminoff Prize Highly PrestigiousRoyal Swedish Academy of SciencesContinuousRecognizes a documented, individual contribution in the field of crystallography.Earth Sciences
Rolf Schock Prizes Highly PrestigiousRoyal Swedish Academy of SciencesContinuousFunds four prizes in the fields of logic and philosophy, mathematics, the visual arts and music.Mathematics
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee Highly PrestigiousNational Inventors Hall of Fame FoundationContinuousHonors the men and women whose patented inventions have changed our world.Multidisciplinary
Membership Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringContinuousElection to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.Multidisciplinary
ASME Medal Highly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchRecognizes ƒ??eminently distinguished engineering achievement.ƒ?Mechanical Engineering
Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilRecognizes an outstanding bioengineering achievement in widespread use that improves the human condition.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
Arthur M Bueche Award Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilHonors an engineer who has shown dedication in science and technology, as well as active involvement in determining U.S. science and technology policy, promoting technological development, and contributing to the enhancement of the relationship between industries, government, and universities.Materials Science and Engineering
Bernard M Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilRecognizes new modalities and experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders.Materials Science and Engineering
Charles Stark Draper Prize Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilHonors those who have contributed to the advancement of engineering and to improve public understanding of the importance of engineering and technology.Materials Science and Engineering
Simon Ramo Founders Award Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilHonors an outstanding NAE member or foreign member who has upheld the ideals and principles of the NAE through professional, educational, and personal achievement and accomplishment.Materials Science and Engineering
The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal Highly PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayPresented to individuals on the basis of outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure or behavior of the atmosphere.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics Highly PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded every 3 years for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics.Applied Mathematics
Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics Highly PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded every 3 years for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics.Applied Mathematics
Henry Norris Russell Lectureship Highly PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneThe Russell Lecturer is normally chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.Astrophysics and Astronomy
J C Hunsaker Award in Aeronautical Engineering Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberHonors excellence in the field of aeronautical engineering.Aerospace Engineering
Arctowski Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the study of solar physics and solar terrestrial relationships.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Henry Draper Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberHonors a recent, original investigation in astronomical physics, of importance and benefit to science to merit such recognition.Astrophysics and Astronomy
James Craig Watson Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented every 2 years for outstanding contributions to the science of astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded biennially for contributions to chemistry, either in fundamental science or its application, that clearly satisfy a societal need.Chemistry
NAS Award in Chemical Sciences Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented annually to honor innovative research in the chemical sciences that contributes to a better understanding of the natural sciences and to the benefit of humanity.Chemistry
G K Warren Prize Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes distinguished accomplishment in fluviatile geology and closely related aspects of the geological sciences.Earth Sciences
NAS Award in the Evolution of Earth and Life Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberHonors important services to geology and paleontology.Earth Sciences
NAS Award in Mathematics Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded biennially for exceptional contributions to the mathematical sciences by a mid-career mathematician.Mathematics
Gibbs Brothers Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering.Mechanical Engineering
John J Carty Award for the Advancement of Science Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded every two years, to recognize noteworthy and distinguished accomplishments in any field of science within the National Academy of Scienceƒ??s charter.Multidisciplinary
NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes authors, whose reviews have synthesized extensive and difficult material, rendering a significant service to science and influencing the course of scientific thought.Multidisciplinary
NAS Award for the Industrial Application of Science Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for original scientific work of intrinsic scientific importance and with significant, beneficial applications in industry.Multidisciplinary
NAS Public Welfare Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented annually to honor extraordinary use of science for the public good.Multidisciplinary
Alexander Agassiz Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for an original contribution in the science of oceanography.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
J Lawrence Smith Medal Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded every three years for investigations of meteoric bodies.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Arthur L Day Prize and Lectureship Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded to a scientist making lasting contributions to the study of the physics of the Earth.Physics
Comstock Prize in Physics Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded to recognize a North American resident for a recent innovative discovery or investigation in electricity, magnetism, or radiant energy.Physics
Priestley Medal Highly PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished services to chemistry.Chemistry
Fields Medal Highly PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promise of future achievement.Mathematics
Carl Sagan Memorial Award PrestigiousAmerican Astronautical SocietyContinuousGiven to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in research or policies advancing exploration of the Cosmos.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Space Flight Award PrestigiousAmerican Astronautical SocietyContinuousGiven annually to the person whose outstanding efforts and achievements have contributed most significantly to the advancement of space flight and space exploration.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Karl Terzaghi Lecture PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersContinuousThe Executive Director will invite a distinguished engineer to deliver a "Terzaghi Lecture" at an appropriate meeting of the Society.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Norman Hackerman Young Author Awards PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyContinuousAwarded for the best paper published in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES) for the volume year preceding the award.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Presidential Awards PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryContinuousGiven to individuals whose contributions in computing fall within the goals of the ACM.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Old Guard Prizes PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersContinuousAwarded annually for the best four contenders at the Old Guard Oral Presentation Competition during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE).Mechanical Engineering
Gold Medal PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousPresented to a member of the Society, without age limitation, for contributions to acoustics.Multidisciplinary
Honorary Fellow PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousA person who has attained eminence in acoustics or who has rendered outstanding service to acoustics may be elected to Honorary Fellowship.Multidisciplinary
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) PrestigiousPresident of the United States of AmericaContinuousRecognizes and honors outstanding scientists and engineers at the outset of their independent research careers.Multidisciplinary
Silver Medal PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousPresented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the science of psychological and physiological acoustics, as evidenced by publication of research results in professional journals or by other accomplishments in the field.Multidisciplinary
Von Bekesy Medal PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousPresented for outstanding contribution to the science of psychological and physiological acoustics.Multidisciplinary
Rockwell Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyContinuousRecognizes long-term or lifetime achievement in research, technology development, or education in the fields of radiation protection, shielding or dosimetry.Nuclear Engineering
Presidential Citation PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyContinuousThe President of the Society, may present one or more presidential citations to individuals who, in their opinion, have demonstrated outstanding effort in some manner for the benefit of the American Nuclear Society and/or the nuclear community.Nuclear Engineering
Philip McCord Morse Lectureship Award PrestigiousInstitute for Operations Research and the Management SciencesContinuousGiven in odd-numbered years at the Annual Meeting if there is a suitable recipient.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJanuaryAcknowledges outstanding achievements by individuals or groups in the aerospace community.Aerospace Engineering
J Leland Atwood Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJanuaryBestowed annually upon an aerospace engineering educator in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession.Aerospace Engineering
A M Turing Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryPresented annually to an individual who has made lasting contributions of a technical nature to the computing community.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Allen Newell Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryPresented to an individual selected for career contributions that have breadth within computer science, or that bridge computer science and other disciplines.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Andrew S Grove Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state devices and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes exceptional contributions to the development and/or advancement of standards in electrical and electronics engineering.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cledo Brunetti Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to nanotechnology and technologies for microsystem miniaturization.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to advancing components, electronic packaging, or manufacturing technologies. The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and honorarium.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Control Systems Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Daniel E Noble Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to emerging technologies recognized within recent years.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Donald O Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electromagnetics Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the theory and/or application of electromagnetics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Eric E Sumner Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to communications technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Eugene L Lawler Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryRecognizes an individual or a group who have made a significant contribution through the use of computing technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Frank Rosenblatt Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to biologically and linguistically motivated computational paradigms and systems.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Frederik Philips Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in the management of research and development resulting in effective innovation in the electrical and electronics industry.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Grace Murray Hopper Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryAwarded to the outstanding young computer professional of the year, selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contribution.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Gustav Robert Kirchoff Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes an outstanding contribution to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to electric transmission and distribution.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Internet Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility, and/or end-use applications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
James L Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes an outstanding contribution to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Joseph F Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in electrical measurements.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kiyo Tomiyasu Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the integration of computers and communications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in the field of consumer electronics technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nikola Tesla Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryRecognizes outstanding service contributions to the Association.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Paris Kanellakis Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryHonors specific theoretical accomplishments that have had a significant and demonstrable effect on the practice of computing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Photonics Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding achievements in photonics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Richard Harold Kaufmann Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Robotics and Automation Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes contributions in the field of robotics and automation.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Software System Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryAwarded to an institution or individual(s) recognized for developing a software system that has had a lasting influence, reflected in contributions to concepts, in commercial acceptance, or both.Electrical and Computer Engineering
William E Newell Power Electronics Award PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to power electronics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Gerald C Pomraning Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyJanuaryRecognizes individuals who have made outstanding contribution s toward the advancement of the fields of mathematics and/or computation in support of advancing the understanding of these topics of interest to members of ANS.Mathematics
Melvin R Green Codes and Standards Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to: (1) the development, promulgation, or management of documents, objects, or devices used in ASME programs of technical codification, standardization, and conformity assessment, or (2) the acceptance of ASME Codes and Standards within the United States or internationally.Mechanical Engineering
Performance Test Codes Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersJanuaryAwarded to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the development and promotion of ASME Performance Test Codes, including the Supplements on Instruments and Apparatus.Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Gemant Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsJanuaryRecognizes the accomplishments of a person who has made significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics.Physics
Gottfried E Noether Award (Noether Senior Scholar Award) PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationJanuaryRecognizes distinguished researchers and teachers and to support the field of nonparametric statistics.Statistics and Probability
Gottfried E Noether Award (Noether Young Scholar Award) PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationJanuaryRecognizes distinguished researchers and teachers and to support the field of nonparametric statistics.Statistics and Probability
Aerospace Power Systems Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for a significant contribution in the broad field of aerospace power systems, specifically as related to the application of engineering sciences and systems engineering to the production, storage, distribution, and processing of aerospace power.Aerospace Engineering
Air Breathing Propulsion Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented to an individual for sustained, meritorious accomplishment in the arts, sciences, and technology of air breathing propulsion systems.Aerospace Engineering
Daniel Guggenheim Medal PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryHonors persons who make notable achievements in the advancement of aeronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Dr John C Ruth Digital Avionics PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented to recognize outstanding achievement in technical management and/or implementation of digital avionics in space or aeronautical systems, including system analysis, design, development or application.Aerospace Engineering
Dryden Lectureship Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryThe Lecture emphasizes the great importance of basic and applied research to the advancement in aeronautics and astronautics and is a salute to research scientists and engineers.Aerospace Engineering
Durand Lectureship for Public Service PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for notable achievements by a scientific or technical leader whose contributions have led directly to the understanding and application of the science and technology of aeronautics and astronautics for the betterment of mankind.Aerospace Engineering
Energy Systems Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for a significant contribution in the broad field of energy systems, specifically as related to the application of engineering sciences and systems engineering to the production, storage, distribution, and conservation of energy.Aerospace Engineering
Space Automation and Robotics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for leadership and technical contributions by individuals and teams in the field of space automation and robotics.Aerospace Engineering
Space Operations and Support Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for outstanding efforts in overcoming space operations problems and assuring success, and recognizes those teams or individuals whose exceptional contributions were critical to an anomaly recovery, crew rescue, or space failure.Aerospace Engineering
Space Processing Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for significant contributions in space processing or in furthering the use of microgravity for space processing.Aerospace Engineering
Space Science Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented to an investigator who distinguished himself through the achievement in studies of the physics of atmospheres of celestial bodies, or of the matter, fields, and dynamic and energy transfer processes occurring in space or experienced by space vehicles.Aerospace Engineering
Space Systems Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented to recognize outstanding achievements in the architecture, analysis, design, and implementation of space systems.Aerospace Engineering
Wyld Propulsion Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for outstanding achievement in the development or application of rocket propulsion systems.Aerospace Engineering
Allan P Colburn Award for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the Institute PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryPresented to a member of AIChE for significant contributions to chemical engineering through publications.Chemical Engineering
Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual's outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied chemical engineering research.Chemical Engineering
Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding progress in the field of chemical engineering.Chemical Engineering
Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in the chemical engineering field.Chemical Engineering
Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual for substantial lifetime achievement in one or more aspects of industrial chemical engineering practice.Chemical Engineering
R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual's significant and new contribution in chemical reaction engineering.Chemical Engineering
William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryPresented to a member of AIChE who has made an outstanding contribution to chemical engineering literature.Chemical Engineering
Collingwood Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersFebruaryAwarded annually to the author or authors of a paper (1) describing an engineering work with which the author(s) have been directly connected, or (2) recording investigations contributing to engineering knowledge to which the author(s) have contributed some essential part, and (3) containing a rational digest of results.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersFebruaryAwarded annually to members who are judged to have attained significant professional achievement.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Arthur L Day Medal PrestigiousGeological Society of America, TheFebruaryRecognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.Earth Sciences
Charles Schuchert Award PrestigiousPaleontological SocietyFebruaryAwarded to a Member early in his or her career whose paleontological work reflects excellence and quality.Earth Sciences
Doris Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award PrestigiousGeological Society of America, TheFebruaryAwarded to a woman that has impacted the field of the geosciences in a major way based on her Ph.D. research.Earth Sciences
Harry Fielding Reid Medal PrestigiousSeismological Society of AmericaFebruaryAwarded for outstanding contributions in seismology or earthquake engineering.Earth Sciences
John C Frye Memorial Award PrestigiousGeological Society of America, TheFebruaryAwarded to the best paper on environmental geology published either by GSA or by one of the state geological surveys.Earth Sciences
Paleontological Society Medal PrestigiousPaleontological SocietyFebruaryAwarded to a person whose eminence is based on advancement of knowledge in paleontology.Earth Sciences
Penrose Medal PrestigiousGeological Society of America, TheFebruaryAwarded in recognition of eminent research in pure geology, for outstanding original contributions or achievements that mark a major advance in the science of geology.Earth Sciences
The Charles F Richter Early Career Award PrestigiousSeismological Society of AmericaFebruaryHonors outstanding contributions to the goals of the Society by a member early in her or his career.Earth Sciences
Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal) PrestigiousGeological Society of America, TheFebruaryAwareded to a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.Earth Sciences
Delbert Ray Fulkerson Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyFebruaryRecognizes outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics.Mathematics
Burt L Newkirk Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryGiven to one who has made notable contributions to the field of tribology in research or development.Mechanical Engineering
Dixy Lee Ray Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes significant achievements and contributions in the broad field of environmental protection.Mechanical Engineering
George Westinghouse Medals PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the power field of mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
Hoover Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity.Mechanical Engineering
Internal Combustion Engine Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished contribution over a substantial period of time, in advancing the art of engineering in the field of internal combustion engines; or in directing the efforts and accomplishments of those engaged in engineering practice in the design, development, application, and operation of internal combustion engines.Mechanical Engineering
James Harry Potter Gold Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the science of thermodynamics and its application in mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
James N Landis Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryPresented for outstanding personal performance in the design, construction, or management of major steam-electric stations using nuclear or fossil fuels.Mechanical Engineering
M Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Medal of ASME/SME PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryHonors an individual who has played a significant role in improving the productivity and efficiency of the manufacturing operation.Mechanical Engineering
Machine Design Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the field of machine design.Mechanical Engineering
Marshall B Peterson Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryGiven biennially in recognition of early-career achievement in research as demonstrated by papers published in scientific journals of ASME and promise for pursuit of research in tribology.Mechanical Engineering
Mayo D Hersey Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryBestowed on an individual in recognition of distinguished and continued contributions over a substantial period of time to the advancement of the science and engineering of tribology.Mechanical Engineering
Old Guard Early Career Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding early career engineers who have advanced quickly in their professional careers, have participated in advancing their education, have shown leadership in ASME activities and have volunteered actively in their communities.Mechanical Engineering
Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryGiven in recognition of eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the field of noise control and acoustics.Mechanical Engineering
Prime Movers Committee Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the literature of thermal electric station practice or equipment which are available through public presentation and publication.Mechanical Engineering
Rufus Oldenburger Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes lifetime achievements in automatic control.Mechanical Engineering
Thomas A Edison Patent Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes creativity of a patented device or process that has the potential of significantly enhancing some aspect of mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
William T Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryPresented to an individual or team of individuals for developing or contributing significantly to an innovative manufacturing technology, the implementation of which has resulted in substantial economic and/or societal benefits.Mechanical Engineering
Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryPresented to an engineering graduate who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in mechanical engineering twenty years or more following graduation with a baccalaureate degree.Multidisciplinary
Gustus L Larson Memorial Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryPresented for outstanding achievement in mechanical engineering, within ten to twenty years following graduation with a baccalaureate degree.Multidisciplinary
Nadai Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryAwarded in recognition of significant contributions and outstanding achievements which broaden the field of materials engineering.Multidisciplinary
Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding achievement in mechanical engineering within ten years following graduation with a baccalaureate degree.Multidisciplinary
Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryProvides an opportunity for a leader in pure and/or applied science or engineering to present to the Society a lecture on a subject of broad interest to engineers.Multidisciplinary
Aamuel S. Wilks Memorial Award PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to statistics.Statistics and Probability
Statistics in Physical Engineering Sciences Award PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationFebruaryRecognizes outstanding collaborative efforts between statisticians and chemists throughout the physical and engineering sciences.Statistics and Probability
WJ Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationFebruaryRecognizes the authors of publications that make outstanding contributions to the design and/or analysis of interlaboratory tests or describe ingenious approaches to the planning and evaluation of data from such tests.Statistics and Probability
Walter J and Angeline H Crichlow Trust Prize PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsMarchPresented to a single nominee for a specific achievement or body of work that became significant during the immediate past 15 years.Aerospace Engineering
Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Klumpke-Roberts Award PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for important research results based upon development of groundbreaking instruments and techniques.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Charles A Whitten Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchAwarded to a senior scientist in recognition of outstanding achievement in research on the form and dynamics of the Earth and planets.Earth Sciences
Don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Award PrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes a mid-career soil scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the areas of soil physics.Earth Sciences
Emil Truog Soil Science Award PrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes a recent Ph.D. degree recipient who has made an outstanding contribution to soil science as evidenced by his/her Ph.D. thesis or dissertation.Earth Sciences
Harry H Hess Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding achievements in research on the constitution and evolution of the Earth and other planets.Earth Sciences
Inge Lehmann Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure, composition, and dynamics of the Earthƒ??s mantle and core.Earth Sciences
James B Macelwane Medalists PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchGiven to early career scientists in recognition of their significant contributions to Earth and space science.Earth Sciences
John Adam Fleming Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and/or related sciences.Earth Sciences
Robert E Horton Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to hydrology.Earth Sciences
Roger Revelle Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions in atmospheric sciences, atmosphere-ocean coupling, atmosphere-land coupling, biogeochemical cycles, climate or related aspects of the Earth system.Earth Sciences
Soil Science Applied Research Award PrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes outstanding achievement in applying research principles to solve practical problems in soil science.Earth Sciences
Walter H Bucher Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes original contributions to the basic knowledge of crust and lithosphere.Earth Sciences
William Bowie Medalists PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchAwarded to one honoree in recognition of outstanding contributions to fundamental Earth and space science and for unselfish cooperation in research.Earth Sciences
Eckert-Mauchly Award PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryMarchGiven for contributions to computer and digital systems architecture.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Best Information Science Book PrestigiousAssociation for Information Science and TechnologyMarchRecognizes a book that has made a meaningful contribution to the field of information science and which was published in the preceding calendar year.Information Science
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper PrestigiousAssociation for Information Science and TechnologyMarchRecognizes the best refereed paper published in the volume year of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) preceding the ASIS&T annual meeting.Information Science
Edward F Obert Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchRecognizes an outstanding paper on thermodynamics presented during the preceding two calendar years.Mechanical Engineering
Henry Hess Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchGiven for best original technical paper presented to or published by the Society during the two calendar years prior to the year of award.Mechanical Engineering
Holley Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchAwarded for outstanding and unique act(s) of an engineering nature, accomplishing a noteworthy and timely public benefit.Mechanical Engineering
Melville Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchAwarded to the best original paper (not published elsewhere) which has been published in the ASME Transactions during the two calendar years immediately preceding the year of the award.Mechanical Engineering
Worcester Reed Warner Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchAwarded to an individual for outstanding contribution to the permanent literature of engineering.Mechanical Engineering
Cisler Medal PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchAwarded to an individual in recognition of outstanding scientific or engineering research achievements, or the management associated with the design, development, or deployment of fast reactor technologies.Nuclear Engineering
Edward Teller Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes pioneering research and leadership in the use of laser and ion-particle beams to produce unique high-temperature and high-density matter for scientific research and for controlled thermonuclear fusion.Nuclear Engineering
Fellow of ANS PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchAwarded to ANS members for outstanding accomplishment in any one of the areas of nuclear science and engineering.Nuclear Engineering
Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding achievement in which engineering knowledge has been effectively applied to yield an engineering concept, design, safety improvement, method of analysis or product utilized in nuclear power research and development or commercial application.Nuclear Engineering
Mishima Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions in research and development work on nuclear fuels and materials.Nuclear Engineering
Ray Goertz Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes and honors Robotics and Remote Systems Division (RRSD) members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of remote technology.Nuclear Engineering
Samuel Untermyer II Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes pioneering work in the development of safe, water-cooled nuclear power reactors.Nuclear Engineering
Special Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes an individual or individuals for especially meritorious contributions in research and/or developing understanding in important areas of current activity.Nuclear Engineering
Walter H Zinn Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes an individual for outstanding contributions to the advancement or implementation of nuclear technology.Nuclear Engineering
Maurice Ewing Medal PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchGiven annually to one honoree in recognition of significant original contributions to the ocean sciences.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of plasma physics.Physics
John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyMarchRecognizes a particular recent outstanding achievement in plasma physics research.Physics
Science Communication Awards PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsMarchRecognizes some of the best science writing of the previous year.Physics
Outstanding Statistical Application Award PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationMarchRecognizes a paper that is an outstanding application of statistics in any substantive field.Statistics and Probability
Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism and Electromagnetism Section/William Gilbert Award PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionAprilRecognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets, including geomagnetism, paleomagnetism, and electromagnetism.Earth Sciences
Gordon Bell Prize PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryAprilAwarded each year to recognize outstanding achievement in high-performance computing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Gordon E Moore Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Solid State Science and Technology PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyAprilRecognizes outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding and technological applications of solid state materials, phenomena, and processes.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Vittorio de Nora Award PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyAprilRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
David Turnbull Lectureship PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAprilRecognizes the career contribution of a scientist to fundamental understanding of the science of materials through experimental and/or theoretical research.Materials Science and Engineering
MRS Medal PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAprilRecognizes an exceptional achievement in materials research in the past ten years.Materials Science and Engineering
Von Hippel Award PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAprilRecognizes brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines.Materials Science and Engineering
Carl B Allendoerfer Award PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilAwarded to authors of expository articles published in Mathematics Magazine.Mathematics
George Polya Award PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilGiven for articles of expository excellence published in The College Mathematics Journal.Mathematics
Paul R. Halmos - Lester R. Ford Awards PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilRecognizes authors of articles of expository excellence published in The American Mathematical Monthly.Mathematics
Trevor Evans Award PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilPresented to an author or authors of an exceptional article that is accessible to undergraduates and published during the preceding year in Math Horizons.Mathematics
Engineer-Historian Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersAprilRecognizes outstanding published work or works by an engineer dealing with the history of mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
Eugene P Wigner Reactor Physicist Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAprilHonors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of reactor physics.Nuclear Engineering
Paul F Forman Engineering Excellence Awards PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaAprilRecognizes team technical achievements in optical engineering.Physics
Alfred Noble Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersMayGiven for a technical paper of exceptional merit for publication in any of their technical publications.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Special Awards PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayPresented to individuals, teams of individuals, or organizations not appropriately recognized by more specifically defined awards and who have made important contributions to the science or practice of meteorology or related aspects of oceanography or hydrology, or to the Society.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the theory, teaching, and/or application of knowledge about interactions between the atmosphere and biological systems.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advance of Applied Meteorology PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted for contributions to the direct application of meteorological or climatological knowledge to the fulfillment of industrial or agricultural needs or in research and development of scientific knowledge, which can meet such needs.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Banner I Miller Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven for an outstanding contribution to the science of hurricane and tropical weather forecasting published in a journal with international circulation during the 48 months prior to the deadline for nominations.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual in recognition of research achievement that concerns the observation, theory, and modeling of atmospheric motions on all scales.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The David and Lucille Atlas Remote Sensing Prize PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted biennially to individuals in recognition of advances in the science and technology of remote sensing, and its application to knowledge of the earth, oceans, and atmosphere, and/or to the benefit of society.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Francis W Reichelderfer Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven in recognition of distinguished contributions to the provision of operational environmental services to the public.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Helmut E Landsberg Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayRecognizes an individual or team for exemplary contributions to the fields of urban meteorology, climatology, or hydrology.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Henry G Houghton Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual in recognition of research achievement in the fields of physical meteorology, physical climatology, atmospheric chemistry, or hydrology.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Henry Stommel Research Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted to researchers in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of the understanding of the dynamics and physics of the ocean.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Jule G Charney Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted to individuals in recognition of highly significant research or development achievement in the atmospheric or hydrologic sciences.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Nicholas P Fofonoff Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual in recognition of research achievement in the field of physical oceanography.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Sverdrup Gold Medal PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted to researchers who make outstanding contributions to the scientific knowledge of interactions between the oceans and the atmosphere.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
The Verner E Suomi Award PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGranted to individuals in recognition of highly significant technological achievement in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Fluid Dynamics Prize PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsMayRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in fluid dynamics research.Physics
AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Jr Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJuneRecognizes continued significant contribution to and demonstrated promotion of the field of structural mechanics over an extended period of time emphasizing practical solutions, to acknowledge high professionalism, and to acknowledge the strong mentoring of and influence on colleagues, especially younger colleagues. Aerospace Engineering
Bocher Memorial Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for a notable paper in analysis published during the preceding six years.Applied Mathematics
Annie J Cannon Award in Astronomy PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Beatrice M Tinsley Prize PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes an outstanding research contribution to astronomy or astrophysics, of an exceptionally creative or innovative character.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding mid-career work in the field of astrophysics.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Helen B Warner Prize for Astronomy PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneAwarded annually for a significant contribution to observational or theoretical astronomy during the five years preceding the award.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneAwarded for the design, invention, or significant improvement of instrumentation (not software) leading to advances in astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneAwarded annually for outstanding achievement, over the past five years, in observational astronomical research based on measurements of radiation from an astronomical object.Astrophysics and Astronomy
H Bolton Seed Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersJuneAwarded for outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and/or practice in geotechnical engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Karl Terzaghi Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersJuneGiven to an author of outstanding contributions to knowledge in the fields of soil mechanics, subsurface and earthwork engineering, and subsurface and earthwork construction.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ralph B Peck Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersJunePresented for outstanding contributions to the geotechnical engineering profession through the publication of a thoughtful, carefully researched case history or histories, or the publication of recommended practices or design methodologies based on the evaluation of case histories.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alexander Graham Bell Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to telecommunications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dennis J Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in advancing the fields of radar technologies and their applications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Edison Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts.Electrical and Computer Engineering
IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes groundbreaking contributions that have had an exceptional impact on the development of electronics and electrical engineering, or related fields.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jack S Kilby Signal Processing Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding achievements in signal processing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
John von Neumann Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to material and device science and technology, including practical application.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Medal of Honor PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes an exceptional contribution(s) or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Richard W Hamming Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems, and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Robert N Noyce Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Simon Ramo Medal PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional achievement in systems engineering and systems science.Electrical and Computer Engineering
David P Robbins Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for a paper with the following characteristics: it shall report on novel research in algebra, combinatorics or discrete mathematics and shall have a significant experimental component; and it shall be on a topic which is broadly accessible and shall provide a simple statement of the problem and clear exposition of the work.Mathematics
E H Moore Research Article Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for an outstanding research article to have appeared in one of the AMS primary research journals.Mathematics
Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes a notable research work in algebra that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes a notable research work in number theory that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
Joseph L Doob Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes a single, relatively recent, outstanding research book that makes a seminal contribution to the research literature, reflects the highest standards of research exposition, and promises to have a deep and long-term impact in its area.Mathematics
Leonard Eisenbud Prize for Mathematics and Physics PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneHonors a work or group of works, published in the preceding six years, that brings mathematics and physics closer together.Mathematics
Levi L Conant Prize PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes the best expository paper published in either the Notices of the AMS or the Bulletin of the AMS in the preceding five years.Mathematics
Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for a notable research work in geometry or topology that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes an outstanding contribution to mathematics research by a woman in the previous six years.Mathematics
ASME SY Zamrik Pressure Vessels and Piping Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersJuneBestowed for outstanding contributions in the field of pressure vessel and piping technology.Mechanical Engineering
Gas Turbine Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersJuneGiven in recognition of an outstanding individual--or multiple--author contribution to the literature of combustion gas turbines or gas turbines thermally combined with nuclear or steam power plants.Mechanical Engineering
Frederick W Lanchester Prize PrestigiousInstitute for Operations Research and the Management SciencesJuneAwarded for the best contribution to operations research and the management sciences published in English in the past five years.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics.Physics
Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding achievement in computational physics research.Physics
Arthur L Schawlow Prize in Laser Science PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to basic research which uses lasers to advance our knowledge of the fundamental physical properties of materials and their interaction with light.Physics
Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding publications in the field of mathematical physics.Physics
David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes an outstanding contributor to the field of materials physics, who is noted for the quality of his/her research, review articles and lecturing.Physics
Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding work in atomic physics or surface physics.Physics
Dirac Medal PrestigiousAbdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsJuneAwarded to scientists who have made significant contributions to theoretical physics.Physics
Earle K Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes notable contributions to the field of molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.Physics
Einstein Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics.Physics
Fellow PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaJuneFellows are members have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics through distinguished contributions to education, research, engineering, business and society.Physics
Francis M Pipkin Award PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneHonors exceptional research accomplishments by a young scientist in the interdisciplinary area of precision measurement and fundamental constants and to encourage the wide dissemination of the results of that research.Physics
Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding optical research that leads to breakthroughs in the condensed matter sciences.Physics
George E Duvall Shock Compression Science Award PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes contributions to understanding condensed matter and non-linear physics through shock compression.Physics
George E Valley Jr Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes one individual in the early stages of his or her career for an outstanding scientific contribution to physics that is deemed to have significant potential for a dramatic impact on the field.Physics
Hans A Bethe Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding work in theory, experiment or observation in the areas of astrophysics, nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, or closely related fields.Physics
Irving Langmuir Award in Chemical Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding interdisciplinary research in chemistry and physics.Physics
J J Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in particle theory.Physics
James C Mcgroddy Prize for New Materials PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in the science and application of new materials.Physics
John H Dillon Medal PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research accomplishments by young polymer physicists who have demonstrated exceptional research promise early in their careers.Physics
Joseph F Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes physicists who have been instrumental in the development of measurement techniques or equipment that have impact on the physics community by providing better measurements.Physics
Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes a most outstanding contribution to physics.Physics
Lars Onsager Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research in theoretical statistical physics including the quantum fluids.Physics
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and enhance outstanding achievement by a woman physicist in the early years of her career.Physics
Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in biological physics research.Physics
Oliver E Buckley Condensed Matter Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics.Physics
Polymer Physics Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishment and excellence of contributions in polymer physics research.Physics
Robert R Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in the physics of particle accelerators.Physics
Tom W Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding experimental research in nuclear physics, including the development of a method, technique, or device that significantly contributes in a general way to nuclear physics research.Physics
WKH Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in experimental particle physics.Physics
Aerospace Design Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyRecognizes design engineers who have made outstanding technical, educational or creative achievements that exemplifies the quality and elements of design engineering.Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyRecognizes individuals that have made important and substantial contributions in the field of guidance, navigation and control.Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Software Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for outstanding technical and/or management contributions to aeronautical or astronautical software engineering.Aerospace Engineering
de Florez Award for Flight Simulation PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for an outstanding individual achievement in the application of flight simulation to aerospace training, research, and development.Aerospace Engineering
F E Newbold V/Stol Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented to recognize outstanding creative contributions to the advancement and realization of powered lift flight in one or more of the following areas: initiation, definition and/or management of key V/STOL programs; development of enabling technologies including critical methodology; program engineering and design; and/or other relevant related activities or combinations thereof which have advanced the science of powered lift flight.Aerospace Engineering
Information Systems Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for technical and/or management contributions in space and aeronautics computer and sensing aspects of information technology and science.Aerospace Engineering
Mechanics and Control of Flight Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for an outstanding recent technical or scientific contribution by an individual in the mechanics, guidance, or control of flight in space or the atmosphere.Aerospace Engineering
Pendray Aerospace Literature Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for an outstanding contribution or contributions to aeronautical and astronautical literature in the relatively recent past.Aerospace Engineering
Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented to an individual who has been responsible for an outstanding sustained technical or scientific contribution in aerospace structures, structural dynamics, or materials.Aerospace Engineering
Summerfield Book Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented to the author of the best book recently published (within the last five years) by AIAA.Aerospace Engineering
Survivability Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented to an individual or a team to recognize outstanding achievement or contribution in design, analysis, implementation and/or education of survivability in an aerospace system.Aerospace Engineering
John von Neumann Lectureship PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsJulyAwarded annually for distinguished contributions to applied mathematics and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community.Applied Mathematics
SIAM/ACM Award in Computational Science and Engineering PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJulyRecognizes outstanding contributions to the development and use of mathematical and computational tools and methods for the solution of science and engineering problems.Electrical and Computer Engineering
John von Neumann Theory Prize PrestigiousInstitute for Operations Research and the Management SciencesJulyAwarded annually to a scholar who has made fundamental, sustained contributions to theory in operations research and the management sciences.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Herbert P Broida Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes outstanding experimental advancements in the fields of atomic and molecular spectroscopy or chemical physics.Physics
I.I. Rabi Prize PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes and encourages outstanding research in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.Physics
Will Allis Prize for the Study of Ionized Gases PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes outstanding contributions to the study of ionized gases.Physics
Donald Q Kern Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersAugustRecognizes an individual's expertise in a given field of heat transfer or energy conversion.Chemical Engineering
Martin S Kapp Foundation Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersAugustGiven to an individual on the basis of the best example of innovative or outstanding design or construction of foundations, earthworks, retaining structures, or underground construction.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Wallace Hayward Baker Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersAugustGiven in recognition of ingenious innovation in the field of ground modification.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Outstanding Young Investigator Award PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding, interdisciplinary scientific work in materials research by a young scientist or engineer.Materials Science and Engineering
R Tom Sawyer Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersAugustBestowed on an individual who has made important contributions to advance the purpose of the Gas Turbine Industry and to the International Gas Turbine Institute over a substantial period of time.Mechanical Engineering
Radiation Science and Technology Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding creative applications of radiation sciences and engineering principles.Nuclear Engineering
Reactor Technology Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustAwarded to an individual or individuals who have made original and excellent contributions to the advancement of reactor technology.Nuclear Engineering
Seaborg Medal PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding scientific or engineering research achievements associated with the development of peaceful uses of nuclear science.Nuclear Engineering
Technical Achievement Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustPresented for a major contribution to the state of the art, an important publication, a major technical achievement, or a sustained record of accomplishment and technical excellence in the art or science of thermal hydraulics.Nuclear Engineering
Theos J Thompson Award For Reactor Safety PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear reactor safety.Nuclear Engineering
John Tyndall Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaAugustRecognizes contributions to fiber optic technology.Physics
H. R. Lissner Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberRecognizes outstanding achievements in the field of bioengineering.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
Van C Mow Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberBestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated meritorious contributions to the field of bioengineering.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
Chemical Pioneer Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of ChemistsSeptemberRecognizes chemists, chemical engineers, or their associates who have made outstanding contributions which have had a major impact on advances in chemical science and industry and/or the chemical profession.Chemical Engineering
Lloyd Ferguson Young Scientist Award PrestigiousNational Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical EngineersSeptemberGranted to a young scientist or engineer who has demonstrated excellence in scientific research and documented contributions to his/her field.Chemical Engineering
Percy L Julian Award PrestigiousNational Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical EngineersSeptemberPresented for significant contributions in pure and/or applied research in science or engineering.Chemical Engineering
Construction Management Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersSeptemberGiven annually to an individual who has been a member for at least 5 years and who has made outstanding contributions to the field of construction management as a practitioner, educator, or researcher either in the form of written presentations, scholarly work, or notable performance.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Fluids Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberBestowed to an individual for outstanding contributions over a period of years to the engineering profession and, in particular, to the field of fluids engineering through research, practice and/or teaching.Mechanical Engineering
Freeman Scholar Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberAwarded to a person of significant expertise in fluids engineering.Mechanical Engineering
Henry R Worthington Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberBestowed for eminent achievement in the field of pumping machinery, systems and concepts.Mechanical Engineering
Yeram S Touloukian Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberRecognizes outstanding technical contributions in the field of thermophysical properties.Mechanical Engineering
Aeroacoustics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for an outstanding technical or scientific achievement resulting from an individual's contribution to the field of aircraft community noise reduction.Aerospace Engineering
Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for continued contributions and achievements toward the advancement of advanced aerodynamics flowfield and surface measurement techniques for research in flight and ground test applications.Aerospace Engineering
Aerodynamics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics, recognizing notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods.Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Communications Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for an outstanding contribution in the field of aerospace communications.Aerospace Engineering
Aircraft Design Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to an individual or team for an original concept or career contributions leading to a significant advancement in aircraft design or design technology.Aerospace Engineering
Fluid Dynamics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the behavior of liquids and gases in motion as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Goddard Astronautics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberBestowed for notable achievements in the field of astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Ground Testing Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding achievement in the development or effective utilization of technology, procedures, facilities, or modeling techniques for flight simulation, space simulation, propulsion testing, aerodynamic testing, or other ground testing associated with aeronautics and astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
James A Van Allen Space Environments Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to recognize outstanding contributions to space and planetary environment knowledge and interactions as applied to the advancement of aeronautics and astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Jeffries Aerospace Medicine and Life Sciences Research Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberRecognizes the importance to aeronautics of scientific endeavors in the field of medicine.Aerospace Engineering
Lawrence B. Sperry Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for a notable contribution made by a young person, age 35 or under, to the advancement of aeronautics or astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Losey Atmospheric Sciences Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the atmospheric sciences as applied to the advancement of aeronautics and astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the development and/or application of techniques of multidisciplinary design optimization in the context of aerospace engineering.Aerospace Engineering
Otto C Winzen Lifetime Achievement Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions and achievements in the advancement of free flight balloon systems or related technologies.Aerospace Engineering
Piper General Aviation Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions leading to the advancement of general aviation.Aerospace Engineering
Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the physical properties and dynamical behavior of matter in the plasma state and lasers as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Reed Aeronautics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for a notable achievement in aeronautics that represents a significant engineering advancement.Aerospace Engineering
Theodor W Knacke Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to recognize significant contributions to the advancement of aeronautical or aerospace systems through research, development and application of the art and science of aerodynamic decelerator technology.Aerospace Engineering
Thermophysics Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for an outstanding singular or sustained technical or scientific contribution by an individual in thermophysics, specifically as related to the study and application of the properties and mechanisms involved in thermal energy transfer and the study of environmental effects on such properties and mechanisms.Aerospace Engineering
von Karman Lectureship Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to an individual who has performed notably and distinguished themself technically in the field of astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
Wright Brothers Lectureship Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberAwarded for the recent accomplishment of a significant "First in Aeronautical Engineering".Aerospace Engineering
George P??lya Prize for Mathematical Exposition PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every two years to an outstanding expositor of the mathematical sciences.Applied Mathematics
George P??lya Prize in Applied Combinatorics PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every four years to an individual for significant contributions to applications of combinatorics.Applied Mathematics
George P??lya Prize in Mathematics PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded in areas of interest to George P??lya not covered by SIAMƒ??s other P??lya Prizes.Applied Mathematics
Germund Dahlquist Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every two years to one individual for original contributions to numerical solution of differential equations and numerical methods for scientific computing.Applied Mathematics
J D Crawford Prize (SIAG/Dynamical Systems) PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to one individual for recent work on a topic in nonlinear science, based on publication in peer-reviewed journals.Applied Mathematics
James H Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to an individual in their early career for recent contributions to numerical analysis and scientific computing.Applied Mathematics
Jurgen Moser Lecture PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to one individual who has made distinguished contributions to nonlinear science.Applied Mathematics
Ralph E Kleinman Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberRecognizes contributions that bridge the gap between high-level mathematics and engineering problems.Applied Mathematics
Richard C Diprima Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberRecognizes an early career researcher in applied mathematics and is based on the doctoral dissertation.Applied Mathematics
SIAM Activity Group on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to the author or authors of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the selection committee, on a topic in partial differential equations.Applied Mathematics
SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to an individual in their early career for research contributions to mathematical control or systems theory.Applied Mathematics
SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Best Paper Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to the author or authors of the most outstanding paper on a topic in applicable linear algebra published in English in a peer-reviewed journal.Applied Mathematics
SIAM Activity Group on Optimization Best Paper Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to the author or authors of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the selection committee, on a topic in optimization.Applied Mathematics
Theodore von Karman Prize PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every five years for a notable application of mathematics to mechanics or engineering in the five to ten years preceding the award.Applied Mathematics
W T and Idalia Reid Prize in Mathematics PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded annually in the broadly-defined areas of differential equations and control theory.Applied Mathematics
Eugene M Emme Award PrestigiousAmerican Astronautical SocietyOctoberRecognizes outstanding books that advance public understanding of astronautics.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Gold Medal Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of ChemistsOctoberGiven annually to a person who has stimulated activities of service to the science of chemistry or the profession of chemist or chemical engineer.Chemistry
Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberThe award is given on the basis of noteworthy original contribution in hydraulics, hydrology (including climatology), planning, irrigation and drainage, hydroelectric power development, or navigation especially applicable to arid or semi-arid climates.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Arthur M Wellington Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded annually for papers on transportation on land, on the water, in the air, or on foundations and closely-related subjects, not including contributions in the form of reports and manuals.Civil and Environmental Engineering
ASCE State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberPapers published in a print issue of any ASCE publication including books published by ASCE in the twelve-month period ending with June of the year preceding the year of award are eligible.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Gene Wilhoite Innovations in Transmission Line Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberThe award is given to an individual for significant contribution to the advancement of the arts and science of transmission line engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hans Albert Einstein Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded to a member who has made a significant contribution to the engineering profession in the areas of erosion control, sedimentation and/or waterway development.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Lecture PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions to hydraulics and waterways.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hydraulic Structures Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded for significant contributions to the advancement of the art and science of hydraulic engineering as applied to hydraulic structures.Civil and Environmental Engineering
J C Stevens Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberGiven to the best discussion of a paper, the discussion having been published in a print issue of an ASCE journal overseen by EWRI during the 12-month period ending with June of the year preceding the year of award.Civil and Environmental Engineering
J James R Croes Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes a paper that makes a contribution to either practical or research aspects of engineering disciplines.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Julian Hinds Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded to the author(s) of that paper which is judged to be the most meritorious contribution to the field of water resources development.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberGiven to the author, or authors, of that paper which is judged to be of superior merit, dealing with a problem of flowing water, either in theory or practice.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Norman Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes a paper that makes a contribution to either practical or research aspects of engineering disciplines.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Royce J Tipton Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes contributions to the advancement of irrigation and drainage engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rudolph Hering Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded to the author, or authors, of the paper which contains the most valuable contribution to the increase of knowledge in, and to the advancement of, the environmental branch of the engineering profession.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Samuel Arnold Greeley Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded to the author(s) of the paper that makes the most valuable contribution to the environmental engineering profession.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Simon W Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberThe Executive Director of the Society will invite a distinguished person to prepare for publication and deliver the Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Lecture at an appropriate meeting of the Society.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ven Te Chow Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes lifetime achievement in the field of hydrologic engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Walter L Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberGiven to members in any grade for notable achievements in research related to civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Wesley W Horner Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberAwarded to the author(s) of the paper that makes the most valuable contribution to the environmental engineering profession.Civil and Environmental Engineering
NAS Award in Early Earth and Life Sciences (Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal) PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented to encourage and reward individual achievement in advancing our knowledge of Cambrian or pre-Cambrian life and its history in any part of the world.Earth Sciences
Carl Wagner Memorial Award PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes mid-career achievement, excellence in research areas of interest of the Society, and significant contributions in the teaching or guidance.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Charles W Tobias Young Investigator Award PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes outstanding scientific and/or engineering work in fundamental or applied electrochemistry or solid-state science and technology by a young scientist or engineer.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Edward Goodrich Acheson Award PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the advancement of any of the objects, purposes or activities of The Electrochemical Society.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Olin Palladium Award PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical or corrosion science.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Beckenbach Book Prize PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberRecognizes the author(s) of a distinguished, innovative book published by the MAA and to encourage the writing of such books.Mathematics
Chauvenet Prize PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberAwarded to the author of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic.Mathematics
David P Robbins Prize in Algebra, Combinatorics, and Discrete Mathematics PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberHonors the author(s) of a paper reporting on novel research in algebra, combinatorics, or discrete mathematics.Mathematics
Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectureship PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberPresented to the Association a lecturer of known skill as an expositor of mathematics "who will present a series of at most three lectures accessible to a large fraction of those who teach college mathematics."Mathematics
Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberGiven to a young engineer that is under 36 years of age who is pursuing research in heat transfer.Mechanical Engineering
Daniel C Drucker Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics and mechanical engineering through research, teaching and service to the community.Mechanical Engineering
Heat Transfer Memorial Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberBestowed on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of heat transfer.Mechanical Engineering
Soichiro Honda Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberRecognizes an individual for an outstanding achievement or a series of significant engineering contributions in developing improvements in the field of personal transportation.Mechanical Engineering
Timoshenko Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics.Mechanical Engineering
Warner T Koiter Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberBestowed in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of solid mechanics with special emphasis on the effective blending of theoretical and applied elements of the discipline.Mechanical Engineering
John Fritz Medal PrestigiousAmerican Association of Engineering SocietiesOctoberPresented each year for scientific or industrial achievement in any field of pure or applied science.Multidisciplinary
Kenneth Andrew Roe Award PrestigiousAmerican Association of Engineering SocietiesOctoberRecognizes an engineer who has been effective in promoting unity among the engineering societies.Multidisciplinary
National Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Association of Engineering SocietiesOctoberPresented for inspirational leadership and tireless devotion to the improvement of engineering education and to the advancement of the engineering profession, as well as to the development of sound public policies as an engineer-statesman.Multidisciplinary
Adolph Lomb Medal PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes noteworthy contributions made to optics at an early career stage.Physics
C.E.K. Mees Medal PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes an original use of optics across multiple fields.Physics
Charles Hard Townes Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to quantum electronics.Physics
David Richardson Medal PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to optical engineering, primarily in the commercial and industrial sector.Physics
Edgar D Tillyer Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes distinguished work in the field of vision.Physics
Ellis R Lippincott Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to vibrational spectroscopy.Physics
Emmett N Leith Medal PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes seminal contributions to the field of optical information processing.Physics
Frederic Ives Medal/Quinn Endowment Winners PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes overall distinction in optics.Physics
Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M Burley Prize PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes research accomplishments in the field of optical engineering.Physics
Max Born Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to physical optics.Physics
Nick Holonyak, Jr Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to optics based on semiconductor-based devices and optical materials, including basic science and technological applications.Physics
R W Wood Prize PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes an outstanding discovery, scientific or technological achievement or invention.Physics
Robert E Hopkins Leadership Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes an individual or group who has had a significant impact on the global optics and photonics community or has had a significant impact on society as a whole stemming from non-research oriented activities.Physics
The Joseph W Goodman Book Writing Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes authorship of an outstanding book in the field of optics and photonics, published in the last six years, that has contributed significantly to research, teaching, or the optics and photonics industry.Physics
William F Meggers Award PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes outstanding work in spectroscopy.Physics
AIAA/AAAE/ACC Jay Hollingsworth Speas Airport Award PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsNovemberPresented to the nominee(s) judged to have contributed most significantly in recent years to the enhancement of relationships between airports and/or heliports and their surrounding environments via exemplary innovation that might be replicated elsewhere.Aerospace Engineering
ACS Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages the use of computers in the advancement of the chemical and biological sciences.Chemistry
ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberEncourages creativity in research and technology or methods of analysis to provide a scientific basis for informed environmental control decision-making processes, or to provide practical technologies that will reduce health risk factors.Chemistry
ACS Award for Creative Invention PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes a single inventor for the successful application of research in chemistry and/or chemical engineering that contributes to the material prosperity and happiness of people.Chemistry
ACS Award for Creative Work in Fluorine Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of the chemistry of fluorine.Chemistry
ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages creative work in synthetic organic chemistry.Chemistry
ACS Award for Team Innovation PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberHighlights the value and importance of technical teams and teamwork to the chemical and allied industries by recognizing a multidisciplinary team for successfully moving an innovative idea to a product in commercial use now.Chemistry
ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding contributions to the science of analytical chemistry, pure or applied, carried out in the United States or Canada.Chemistry
ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the science or technology of plastics, coatings, polymer composites, adhesives, and related fields.Chemistry
ACS Award in Chromatography PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the fields of chromatography.Chemistry
ACS Award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry.Chemistry
ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to chemical research in the industrial context.Chemistry
ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages fundamental research in the field of inorganic chemistry.Chemistry
ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes a recent advancement that is having a major impact on research in organometallic chemistry.Chemistry
ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding fundamental contributions and achievements in the field of polymer chemistry.Chemistry
ACS Award in Pure Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages fundamental research in pure chemistry carried out in North America by young men and women.Chemistry
ACS Award in Separations Science and Technology PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes the development of novel implementations of modern advancements in the field of separation science and technology with particular emphasis on industrial applications.Chemistry
ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages creative work in the chemistry of materials.Chemistry
ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes innovative research in theoretical chemistry that either advances theoretical methodology or contributes to new discoveries about chemical systems.Chemistry
Ahmed Zewail Award in Ultrafast Science and Technology PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding and creative contributions to fundamental discoveries or inventions in ultrafast science & technology in areas of physics, chemistry, biology, or related fields.Chemistry
Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to bioorganic or bioinorganic chemistry.Chemistry
Alfred Burger Award in Medicinal Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to research in medicinal chemistry.Chemistry
Arthur C Cope Award PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding achievement in the field of organic chemistry, the significance of which has become apparent within the five years preceding the year in which the award will be considered.Chemistry
Arthur C Cope Scholar Award PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages excellence in organic chemistry.Chemistry
Charles Lathrop Parsons Award PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding public service by a member of the ACS.Chemistry
E B Hershberg Award for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding discoveries in the chemistry of medicinally active substances.Chemistry
E Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied spectroscopy in chemistry.Chemistry
E V Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberStimulates fundamental research in industrial and engineering chemistry, the development of chemical engineering principles and its application to industrial processes.Chemistry
Elias J Corey Award for Outstanding Original Contribution in Organic Synthesis By a Young Investigator PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes original and insightful work by a young investigator that has had significant impact on the field of synthetic organic chemistry.Chemistry
Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourage outstanding achievements in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products.Chemistry
F Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished work in synthetic inorganic chemistry.Chemistry
Francis P Garvan - John M Olin Medal PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished service to chemistry by women chemists.Chemistry
Frank H Field and Joe L Franklin Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mass Spectrometry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding achievement in the development or application of mass spectrometry.Chemistry
Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of silicon chemistry and, by such example, to stimulate the creativity of others.Chemistry
Gabor A Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding theoretical, experimental, or developmental research resulting in the advancement of understanding or application of catalysis.Chemistry
George A Olah Award in Hydrocarbon Or Petroleum Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes, encourages, and stimulates outstanding research achievements in hydrocarbon or petroleum chemistry.Chemistry
Glenn T Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages research in nuclear and radiochemistry or their applications.Chemistry
Herbert C Brown Award for Creative Research in Synthetic Methods PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding and creative contributions to research in synthetic methods.Chemistry
Ipatieff Prize PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding chemical experimental work in the field of catalysis or high pressure.Chemistry
Irving Langmuir Award in Chemical Physics PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research in chemistry and physics.Chemistry
James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberEncourages and rewards outstanding contributions to physical organic chemistry.Chemistry
Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the understanding of the chemistry and physics of liquids.Chemistry
Nakanishi Prize PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and stimulates significant work that extends chemical and spectroscopic methods to the study of important biological phenomena.Chemistry
Peter Debye Award in Physical Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberEncourages and rewards outstanding research in physical chemistry.Chemistry
Ralph F Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics of peptides.Chemistry
Roger Adams Award in Organic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding contributions to research in organic chemistry.Chemistry
Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of biomimetic chemistry.Chemistry
Alfred M Freudenthal Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberPresented to an individual in recognition of distinguished achievement in safety and reliability studies applicable to any branch of civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
ASCE President's Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberThe award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of eminent engineers to the profession, the Society or the public.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Charles Martin Duke Lifeline Earthquake Engineering AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of lifeline earthquake engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computing in Civil Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the application of computers to the practice of civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ernest E Howard Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of structural engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Francis C Turner Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberThe award is based on the nominee's contributions to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of transportation engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Frank M Masters Transportation Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberThe award is given to a member for the best example of innovative or noteworthy planning, design, or construction of transportation facilities.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Harland Bartholomew Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the person who is judged worthy of special commendation for contributions to the enhancement of the role of the civil engineer in urban planning and development.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Harold R Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member who has made outstanding contributions to cold regions engineering or to a basic understanding of cold environments.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a civil engineering project in recognition of creativity in the form of innovative sustainability.Civil and Environmental Engineering
International Coastal Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of coastal engineering in the manner of engineering design, teaching, professional leadership, construction, research, planning, or a combination thereof.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jack E Cermak Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded for outstanding contributions to research and/or practice in wind engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
James Laurie Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded annually to a member of the Society who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of transportation engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
John G Moffatt-Frank E Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member of ASCE who has made a definite contribution in the fields of harbor and coastal engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
John O Bickel Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the author or authors of the best original article or paper published in a print issue of an ASCE journal.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Maurice A Biot Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has made outstanding research contributions to the mechanics of porous materials.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Moisseiff Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberGiven to an important paper published in a print issue of an ASCE journal dealing with the board field of structural design.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nathan M Newmark Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers who, through contributions in structural mechanics, has helped substantially to strengthen the scientific base of structural engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Peurifoy Construction Research Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member of ASCE or the Construction Institute who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of construction engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phillip R Hoffman Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an engineer who has made a definite contribution to the field of grid energy storage development and advancement.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Raymond C Reese Research Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the author or authors of a paper in a print issue of an ASCE journal in the twelve-month period ending with June of the year preceding the year of the award that describes a notable achievement in research related to structural engineering and which indicates how the research can be used.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rickey Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberGiven to an individual for achievement in the general field of hydroelectric engineering,.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Robert H Scanlan Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual in recognition of distinguished achievement in engineering mechanics based upon scholarly contributions to both theory and practice.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Robert Horonjeff Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberGiven annually to a person or persons who during the period preceding the award become worthy of special commendation for contributions to the field of air transport engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Roebling Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberRecognizes and honors an individual who has made an outstanding contribution toward the advancement of construction engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Shortridge Hardesty Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has contributed substantially in applying fundamental results of research to solution of practical engineering problems in the field of structural stability.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stephen D Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberRecognizes outstanding achievements in pipeline engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stephen D Bechtel, Jr Energy Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member of ASCE who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of the energy field in research, planning, design or construction.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Surveying and Mapping Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the individual who has made a definite contribution during the year to the advancement of surveying and mapping.Civil and Environmental Engineering
T Y Lin Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberEncourages the preparation of meaningful papers in the designated field prestressed concrete.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Theodore von Karman Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberRecognizes distinguished achievement in engineering mechanics, applicable to any branch of civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thomas A Middlebrooks Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the author(s) of a paper published by the Society which shall be judged worthy of special commendation for its merit as a contribution to geotechnical engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to papers whose author or authors describe in detail accomplished works of construction or which are valuable contributions to construction management and construction engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Walter P Moore, Jr Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a structural engineer who has demonstrated technical expertise in and dedication to the development of structural codes and standards.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Wilbur S Smith Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to the person who, during the fiscal year preceding the year of the award, shall be judged worthy of special commendation for contributions to the enhancement of the role of the civil engineer in highway engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
J Hall Taylor Medal PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersNovemberPresented for distinguished service or eminent achievement in the field of codes and standards pertaining to the broad fields of piping and pressure vessels which are sponsored or undertaken by ASME.Mechanical Engineering
ACM Senior Member PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryDecemberRecognizes those ACM members with at least 10 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have demonstrated performance through technical leadership, and technical or professional contributions.Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberHonors scientists whose mathematical research has had an impact outside mathematics ƒ?? either in technology, in business, or simply in people's everyday lives.Mathematics
Centennial Fellowships PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyDecemberThe primary selection criterion for the Centennial Fellowship is the excellence of the candidate's research.Mathematics
Rolf Nevanlinna Prize PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences.Mathematics
Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersDecemberPresented for the best current original paper or papers which has/have been presented before ASME and/or published by ASME during the 2 calendar years immediately preceding the year of the award.Mechanical Engineering
Frank Kreith Energy Award PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersDecemberHonors an individual for significant contributions to a secure energy future with particular emphasis on innovations in conservation and/or renewable energy.Mechanical Engineering
George C Laurence Pioneering Award PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyDecemberRecognizes lifetime achievements in the development of reactor safety philosophy.Nuclear Engineering
Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering PrestigiousInstitute of Industrial EngineersDecemberHonors a single innovative technical contribution to the industrial engineering profession that may be recognized in any of several forms, including theory, design, application, implementation and leadership, to name a few.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
David F Baker Distinguished Research Award PrestigiousInstitute of Industrial EngineersDecemberRecognizes outstanding research in the profession.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Medallion Award PrestigiousInstitute of Industrial EngineersDecemberRecognizes individuals that have made a notable impact on the industrial engineering profession.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
The Boltzmann Award PrestigiousInternational Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission on Statistical PhysicsTBDHonors outstanding achievements in Statistical Physics.Physics
Fellow -American Society of Mechanical EngineersContinuousThe ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.Multidisciplinary
Fellow Award -Society for GlycobiologyContinuousThe designation of Fellow is conferred on Society members who have performed exceptional service in advocating the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
President's Service Award -Society for American ArchaeologyContinuousRecognizes those members who have made significant contributions by serving the Society and its members.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
James Lee Wilson Award -Rhodes Trust, TheJanuaryBestowed in recognition of excellence in sedimentary geology by a young scientist.Earth Sciences
Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians -Simons FoundationJanuaryThe goal of the program is to substantially increase collaborative contacts between accomplished, active mathematicians in the United States.Mathematics
Fellow -Geological Society of America, TheFebruaryRecognizes a sustained record of distinguished contributions to the geosciences and the Geological Society of America.Earth Sciences
Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award -Geological Society of America, TheFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of geoarchaeology.Earth Sciences
Fellows of the American Mathematical Society -American Mathematical SocietyMarchRecognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.Mathematics
Fellow -Institute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersMarchIEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.Multidisciplinary
ASA Fellows -American Statistical AssociationMarchRecognizes statisticians who are worthy of nomination based on their contributions to the profession, to the association, and to society at large.Statistics and Probability
Founders Award -American Statistical AssociationMarchRecognizes members who have rendered distinguished service to the association.Statistics and Probability
A L Patterson Award -American Crystallographic AssociationAprilRecognizes outstanding research in the structure of matter by diffraction methods.Chemistry
ACS Fellows -American Chemical SocietyAprilRecognizes members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society.Chemistry
Louise Hay Award -American Society for Public Administration, TheAprilAwarded to women contributing to mathematics education.Mathematics
Fellow -Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and CollectionMayAIMBE brings together Fellows from academia, industry, government and scientific societies to form a highly influential community advancing medical and biological engineering.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement -American Concrete Institute (ACI)MayRecognizes the contributions of younger members of the Institute for professional achievement.Industrial Engineering
The Charles E Anderson Award -American Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to the promotion of diversity in the atmospheric or related sciences and broader communities through education and community service.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
CARB-Horace S. Isbell Award -American Chemical SocietyJuneAcknowledges excellence in and promise of continued quality of contribution to research in carbohydrate chemistry.Chemistry
Walter P Moore, Jr Faculty Achievement Award -American Concrete Institute (ACI)JuneRecognizes new faculty members for excellence and innovation in the teaching of concrete design, materials, or construction.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach -American Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes the humanitarian aspect of physics and physicists created through public lectures and public media, teaching, research, or science related activities.Physics
Fellow -American Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes members who may have made advances in physics through original research and publication, or made significant innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology.Physics
Karl Meyer Lectureship Award -Plank Center for Leadership in Public RelationsJulyAwarded to a well-established scientist with a currently active research program who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology.Chemistry
Southeastern Section/Jesse W. Beams Award -American Physical SocietyAugustRecognizes especially significant or meritorious research in physics, the major portion of which was carried out while the recipient was resident in the ten-state region of the Southeast.Physics
Best Information Systems Publications Award -American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringSeptemberRecognizes the breadth of high quality work that is being published in the information systems discipline.Information Science
ACM Fellows-Association for Computing MachinerySeptemberACM's most prestigious member grade recognizes the top 1% of ACM members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.Information Science
Distinguished Fellow -American Council on Consumer InterestsOctoberAwarded to certain members who have given long and meritorious service to the ICDD.Chemistry
Fellow -American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringOctoberRecognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the information systems discipline in terms of research, teaching and service.Information Science
LEO Award -American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringOctoberRecognizes truly outstanding individuals in the field of information systems.Information Science
Technology Awards, VISION Award -American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringOctoberGiven to those who have contributed to the technology vision for the association.Information Science
Award of Merit -American Forage and Grassland CouncilNovemberGranted to an individual member for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities.Information Science
Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award -National Society for HistotechnologyNovemberThe SAE Teetor Program stimulates contacts between younger engineering educators and practicing engineers in industry and government.Multidisciplinary
School of Mathematics/Members -Institute for Advanced StudyDecemberThe IAS School of Mathematics welcomes applications from mathematicians and theoretical computer scientists at all career levels.Mathematics
Albert Einstein World Award of Science -World Cultural Council (WCC)DecemberRecognizes scientific and technological research and development.Multidisciplinary
Outstanding Young Researcher Award -American Society of NaturalistsDecemberRecognizes excellence in research by outstanding young ethnic Korean Physicist in North America.Physics
COPSS Award: Elizabeth L Scott Award -American Statistical AssociationDecemberRecognizes an individual who exemplifies the contributions of Elizabeth L. Scottƒ??s lifelong efforts to further the careers of women in academia.Statistics and Probability
COPSS Award: Florence Nightingale David Award -American Statistical AssociationDecemberGranted to a female statistician who serves as a role model to other women by her contributions to the profession through excellence in research, the leadership of multidisciplinary collaborative groups, statistics education, or service to the professional societies.Statistics and Probability
Enrico Fermi Award -Department of EnergyTBDRecognizes exceptional scientific, technical, policy, and/or management achievements related to the broad missions of the U.S. Department of Energy and its programs.ÿMultidisciplinary