The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) invites nominations for its annual awards program. This extensive awards and recognition program is designed to honor the outstanding accomplishments of its members.
ASABE is an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems.
These awards are considered Prestigious by the National Research Council (NRC) unless specified otherwise.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
List of Awards
- ADS/Hancor Soil & Water Engineering Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/adshancor-soil-water-engineering-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors contributions to the advancement of soil and water engineering. Contributions may be in teaching, research, planning, design, construction, management or development of materials. Bronze medallion mounted on an engraved plaque.
- Award For The Advancement Of Surface Irrigation
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/surface-irrigation.aspx
- Summary: Seeks to recognize and publicize those efforts that enhance the acceptance and efficient use of surface irrigation methods. Engraved hardwood plaque.
- Cyrus Hall Mccormick-Jerome Increase Case Gold Medal (Highly Prestigious)
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/cyrus-hall-mccormick-jerome-case-gold-medal-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors exceptional and meritorious engineering achievement in agriculture that has resulted in new concepts, products, processes or methods that advanced the development of agriculture. Gold medal.
- B. Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/gb-gunlogson-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors outstanding engineering contributions to the development and improve-ment of the countryside. Engraved copper plate on a hardwood plaque.
- Heermann Sprinkler Irrigation Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/heermann-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors those professionals in research, development, extension, education or industry that have made significant contributions to the improvement of efficient and effective sprinkler irrigation. Engraved hardwood plaque.
- International Food Engineering Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/international-food-engineering-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors and recognizes food engineering professionals from all parts of the world, who have made significant engineering contributions in research, development or design of food processes significant to the food industry; and in outstanding leadership, management or education to advance the food engineering profession. Engraved plaque and $1,000 cash award.
- John Deere Gold Medal (Highly Prestigious)
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/john-deere-gold-medal.aspx
- Summary: Honors achievement through engineering for improved manipulation, use and conservation of soil-water resource, and that has resulted in applications of a new concept, product, art or science that advanced the development of agriculture. Gold medal.
- Kishida International Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/kishida-award.aspx
- Summary: Honors outstanding contributions to engineering-mechanization-technological programs of education, research, development, consultation or technology transfer that have resulted in significant improvements outside the United States. Engraved plaque and $1,000 cash.
- Mayfield Cotton Engineering Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/mayfield-cotton.aspx
- Summary: Honors out-standing contributions to the cotton industry. Engraved hardwood plaque.
- New Holland Young Researcher Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/new-holland-young-researcher.aspx
- Summary: Awarded to an individual under the age of 40 at the time of selection. Honors dedicated use of scientific methodology to seek out facts or principles significant to agricultural engineering. Engraved bronze medallion on a plaque.
- Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/rain-bird.aspx
- Summary: Honors and recognizes an engineer or engineering team for a unique contribution to developing or advancing a new engineering concept. A “concept” is defined as “a thought or opinion that has been clearly defined and has resulted in either some form of hardware, standard of practice, trend in design, educational practice, or has otherwise manifested itself in some practical usable scheme or plan related to agricultural engineering or the industries it serves.” It may represent an entirely new invention or concept or it may represent a major reevaluation or an important innovation of a known concept.
- SMV Technologies Ergonomics, Safety And Health Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/smv-technologies-esh-award.aspx
- Summary: Encourages and ecognizes outstanding contributions which advance agricultural and biological safety and health. These contributions shall have been either in the form of notable performance, product innovation, program innovation, research, design education promotion, published literature and/or special actions which have served to advance agricultural and biological safety and health.
- Sunkist Young Designer Award
- Link: http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/sunkist-young-designer.aspx
- Summary: Established in 1972, this award recognizes and honors members under 40 years of age (on July 1 of the year in which the award is presented), for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession and to stimulate professional achievement. Sponsored by Sunkist Growers, Inc., the Sunkist Young Designer Award specifically honors the development of a technical plan that influences agricultural engineering progress, as evidenced by use in the field.
For questions or more information, contact ASABE’s Sarah Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.