Faculty External Honors

Physical Sciences

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Award NameNRC StatusAgency NameEstimated Deadline MonthDescriptionSub-field
Highly PrestigiousRoyal Swedish Academy of SciencesContinuousRecognizes a documented, individual contribution in the field of crystallography.Earth Sciences
Highly PrestigiousRoyal Swedish Academy of SciencesContinuousFunds four prizes in the fields of logic and philosophy, mathematics, the visual arts and music.Mathematics
Highly PrestigiousNational Inventors Hall of Fame FoundationContinuousHonors the men and women whose patented inventions have changed our world.Multidisciplinary
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringContinuousElection to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.Multidisciplinary
Highly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchRecognizes 聝??eminently distinguished engineering achievement.聝?聺Mechanical Engineering
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilRecognizes an outstanding bioengineering achievement in widespread use that improves the human condition.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
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
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of EngineeringAprilRecognizes new modalities and experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders.Materials Science and Engineering
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
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
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
Highly PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded every 3 years for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics.Applied Mathematics
Highly PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded every 3 years for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics.Applied Mathematics
Highly PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneThe Russell Lecturer is normally chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberHonors excellence in the field of aeronautical engineering.Aerospace Engineering
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the study of solar physics and solar terrestrial relationships.Astrophysics and Astronomy
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
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented every 2 years for outstanding contributions to the science of astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded biennially for contributions to chemistry, either in fundamental science or its application, that clearly satisfy a societal need.Chemistry
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
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes distinguished accomplishment in fluviatile geology and closely related aspects of the geological sciences.Earth Sciences
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberHonors important services to geology and paleontology.Earth Sciences
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded biennially for exceptional contributions to the mathematical sciences by a mid-career mathematician.Mathematics
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering.Mechanical Engineering
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded every two years, to recognize noteworthy and distinguished accomplishments in any field of science within the National Academy of Science聝??s charter.Multidisciplinary
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
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for original scientific work of intrinsic scientific importance and with significant, beneficial applications in industry.Multidisciplinary
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberPresented annually to honor extraordinary use of science for the public good.Multidisciplinary
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded for an original contribution in the science of oceanography.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded every three years for investigations of meteoric bodies.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Highly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded to a scientist making lasting contributions to the study of the physics of the Earth.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
Highly PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished services to chemistry.Chemistry
Highly PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promise of future achievement.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Astronautical SocietyContinuousGiven to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in research or policies advancing exploration of the Cosmos.Astrophysics and Astronomy
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
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
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
PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryContinuousGiven to individuals whose contributions in computing fall within the goals of the ACM.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousPresented to a member of the Society, without age limitation, for contributions to acoustics.Multidisciplinary
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
PrestigiousPresident of the United States of AmericaContinuousRecognizes and honors outstanding scientists and engineers at the outset of their independent research careers.Multidisciplinary
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
PrestigiousAcoustical Society of AmericaContinuousPresented for outstanding contribution to the science of psychological and physiological acoustics.Multidisciplinary
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJanuaryAcknowledges outstanding achievements by individuals or groups in the aerospace community.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJanuaryBestowed annually upon an aerospace engineering educator in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state devices and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to nanotechnology and technologies for microsystem miniaturization.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to emerging technologies recognized within recent years.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the theory and/or application of electromagnetics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to communications technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to biologically and linguistically motivated computational paradigms and systems.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to electric transmission and distribution.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes an outstanding contribution to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in electrical measurements.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the integration of computers and communications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in the field of consumer electronics technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryRecognizes outstanding service contributions to the Association.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryJanuaryHonors specific theoretical accomplishments that have had a significant and demonstrable effect on the practice of computing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding achievements in photonics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes contributions in the field of robotics and automation.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJanuaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to power electronics.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsJanuaryRecognizes the accomplishments of a person who has made significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationJanuaryRecognizes distinguished researchers and teachers and to support the field of nonparametric statistics.Statistics and Probability
PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationJanuaryRecognizes distinguished researchers and teachers and to support the field of nonparametric statistics.Statistics and Probability
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryHonors persons who make notable achievements in the advancement of aeronautics.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for significant contributions in space processing or in furthering the use of microgravity for space processing.Aerospace Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented to recognize outstanding achievements in the architecture, analysis, design, and implementation of space systems.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsFebruaryPresented for outstanding achievement in the development or application of rocket propulsion systems.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryPresented to a member of AIChE for significant contributions to chemical engineering through publications.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual's outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied chemical engineering research.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding progress in the field of chemical engineering.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions in the chemical engineering field.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual for substantial lifetime achievement in one or more aspects of industrial chemical engineering practice.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes an individual's significant and new contribution in chemical reaction engineering.Chemical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersFebruaryPresented to a member of AIChE who has made an outstanding contribution to chemical engineering literature.Chemical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersFebruaryAwarded annually to members who are judged to have attained significant professional achievement.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
PrestigiousPaleontological SocietyFebruaryAwarded to a Member early in his or her career whose paleontological work reflects excellence and quality.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousSeismological Society of AmericaFebruaryAwarded for outstanding contributions in seismology or earthquake engineering.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousPaleontological SocietyFebruaryAwarded to a person whose eminence is based on advancement of knowledge in paleontology.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousSeismological Society of AmericaFebruaryHonors outstanding contributions to the goals of the Society by a member early in her or his career.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyFebruaryRecognizes outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryGiven to one who has made notable contributions to the field of tribology in research or development.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes significant achievements and contributions in the broad field of environmental protection.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the power field of mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the science of thermodynamics and its application in mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the field of machine design.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryGiven in recognition of eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the field of noise control and acoustics.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes lifetime achievements in automatic control.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryPresented for outstanding achievement in mechanical engineering, within ten to twenty years following graduation with a baccalaureate degree.Multidisciplinary
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryAwarded in recognition of significant contributions and outstanding achievements which broaden the field of materials engineering.Multidisciplinary
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersFebruaryRecognizes outstanding achievement in mechanical engineering within ten years following graduation with a baccalaureate degree.Multidisciplinary
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
PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to statistics.Statistics and Probability
PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationFebruaryRecognizes outstanding collaborative efforts between statisticians and chemists throughout the physical and engineering sciences.Statistics and Probability
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
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
PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAstronomical Society of the PacificMarchAwarded for important research results based upon development of groundbreaking instruments and techniques.Astrophysics and Astronomy
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
PrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes a mid-career soil scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the areas of soil physics.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding achievements in research on the constitution and evolution of the Earth and other planets.Earth Sciences
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure, composition, and dynamics of the Earth聝??s mantle and core.Earth Sciences
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchGiven to early career scientists in recognition of their significant contributions to Earth and space science.Earth Sciences
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and/or related sciences.Earth Sciences
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to hydrology.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes outstanding achievement in applying research principles to solve practical problems in soil science.Earth Sciences
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchRecognizes original contributions to the basic knowledge of crust and lithosphere.Earth Sciences
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
PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryMarchGiven for contributions to computer and digital systems architecture.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchRecognizes an outstanding paper on thermodynamics presented during the preceding two calendar years.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchAwarded for outstanding and unique act(s) of an engineering nature, accomplishing a noteworthy and timely public benefit.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersMarchAwarded to an individual for outstanding contribution to the permanent literature of engineering.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchAwarded to ANS members for outstanding accomplishment in any one of the areas of nuclear science and engineering.Nuclear Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions in research and development work on nuclear fuels and materials.Nuclear Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes pioneering work in the development of safe, water-cooled nuclear power reactors.Nuclear Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyMarchRecognizes an individual for outstanding contributions to the advancement or implementation of nuclear technology.Nuclear Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Geophysical UnionMarchGiven annually to one honoree in recognition of significant original contributions to the ocean sciences.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of plasma physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyMarchRecognizes a particular recent outstanding achievement in plasma physics research.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsMarchRecognizes some of the best science writing of the previous year.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Statistical AssociationMarchRecognizes a paper that is an outstanding application of statistics in any substantive field.Statistics and Probability
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
PrestigiousAssociation for Computing MachineryAprilAwarded each year to recognize outstanding achievement in high-performance computing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyAprilRecognizes outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding and technological applications of solid state materials, phenomena, and processes.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyAprilRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAprilRecognizes an exceptional achievement in materials research in the past ten years.Materials Science and Engineering
PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAprilRecognizes brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines.Materials Science and Engineering
PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilAwarded to authors of expository articles published in Mathematics Magazine.Mathematics
PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilGiven for articles of expository excellence published in The College Mathematics Journal.Mathematics
PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaAprilRecognizes authors of articles of expository excellence published in The American Mathematical Monthly.Mathematics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersAprilRecognizes outstanding published work or works by an engineer dealing with the history of mechanical engineering.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAprilHonors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of reactor physics.Nuclear Engineering
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaAprilRecognizes team technical achievements in optical engineering.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersMayGiven for a technical paper of exceptional merit for publication in any of their technical publications.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven in recognition of distinguished contributions to the provision of operational environmental services to the public.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Meteorological SocietyMayGiven to an individual in recognition of research achievement in the field of physical oceanography.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of PhysicsMayRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in fluid dynamics research.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for a notable paper in analysis published during the preceding six years.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes an outstanding research contribution to astronomy or astrophysics, of an exceptionally creative or innovative character.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding mid-career work in the field of astrophysics.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneAwarded annually for a significant contribution to observational or theoretical astronomy during the five years preceding the award.Astrophysics and Astronomy
PrestigiousAmerican Astronomical SocietyJuneAwarded for the design, invention, or significant improvement of instrumentation (not software) leading to advances in astronomy.Astrophysics and 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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersJuneAwarded for outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and/or practice in geotechnical engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to telecommunications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in advancing the fields of radar technologies and their applications.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding achievements in signal processing.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to material and device science and technology, including practical application.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes an exceptional contribution(s) or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems, and technology.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute for Electrical and Electronics EngineersJuneRecognizes exceptional achievement in systems engineering and systems science.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for an outstanding research article to have appeared in one of the AMS primary research journals.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes a notable research work in algebra that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes a notable research work in number theory that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneHonors a work or group of works, published in the preceding six years, that brings mathematics and physics closer together.Mathematics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneAwarded for a notable research work in geometry or topology that has appeared in the last six years.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyJuneRecognizes an outstanding contribution to mathematics research by a woman in the previous six years.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersJuneBestowed for outstanding contributions in the field of pressure vessel and piping technology.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding achievement in computational physics research.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding publications in the field of mathematical physics.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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding work in atomic physics or surface physics.Physics
PrestigiousAbdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsJuneAwarded to scientists who have made significant contributions to theoretical physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes notable contributions to the field of molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics.Physics
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding optical research that leads to breakthroughs in the condensed matter sciences.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes contributions to understanding condensed matter and non-linear physics through shock compression.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding work in theory, experiment or observation in the areas of astrophysics, nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, or closely related fields.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding interdisciplinary research in chemistry and physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in particle theory.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in the science and application of new materials.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research accomplishments by young polymer physicists who have demonstrated exceptional research promise early in their careers.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes a most outstanding contribution to physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding research in theoretical statistical physics including the quantum fluids.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and enhance outstanding achievement by a woman physicist in the early years of her career.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in biological physics research.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes outstanding accomplishment and excellence of contributions in polymer physics research.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in the physics of particle accelerators.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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in experimental particle physics.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyRecognizes individuals that have made important and substantial contributions in the field of guidance, navigation and control.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for outstanding technical and/or management contributions to aeronautical or astronautical software engineering.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented for an outstanding contribution or contributions to aeronautical and astronautical literature in the relatively recent past.Aerospace Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsJulyPresented to the author of the best book recently published (within the last five years) by AIAA.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes outstanding experimental advancements in the fields of atomic and molecular spectroscopy or chemical physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes and encourages outstanding research in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Physical SocietyJulyRecognizes outstanding contributions to the study of ionized gases.Physics
PrestigiousResearch Corporation for Science Advancement
JulyThe Cottrell Scholar Award honors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Chemical EngineersAugustRecognizes an individual's expertise in a given field of heat transfer or energy conversion.Chemical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersAugustGiven in recognition of ingenious innovation in the field of ground modification.Civil and Environmental Engineering
PrestigiousMaterials Research SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding, interdisciplinary scientific work in materials research by a young scientist or engineer.Materials Science and Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding creative applications of radiation sciences and engineering principles.Nuclear Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustAwarded to an individual or individuals who have made original and excellent contributions to the advancement of reactor technology.Nuclear Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding scientific or engineering research achievements associated with the development of peaceful uses of nuclear science.Nuclear Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear reactor safety.Nuclear Engineering
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaAugustRecognizes contributions to fiber optic technology.Physics
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberRecognizes outstanding achievements in the field of bioengineering.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberBestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated meritorious contributions to the field of bioengineering.Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberAwarded to a person of significant expertise in fluids engineering.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberBestowed for eminent achievement in the field of pumping machinery, systems and concepts.Mechanical Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersSeptemberRecognizes outstanding technical contributions in the field of thermophysical properties.Mechanical Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for an outstanding contribution in the field of aerospace communications.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberBestowed for notable achievements in the field of astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberRecognizes the importance to aeronautics of scientific endeavors in the field of medicine.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions and achievements in the advancement of free flight balloon systems or related technologies.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for outstanding contributions leading to the advancement of general aviation.Aerospace Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented for a notable achievement in aeronautics that represents a significant engineering advancement.Aerospace Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberPresented to an individual who has performed notably and distinguished themself technically in the field of astronautics.Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsOctoberAwarded for the recent accomplishment of a significant "First in Aeronautical Engineering".Aerospace Engineering
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every two years to an outstanding expositor of the mathematical sciences.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded every four years to an individual for significant contributions to applications of combinatorics.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded in areas of interest to George P??lya not covered by SIAM聝??s other P??lya Prizes.Applied Mathematics
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
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
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to an individual in their early career for recent contributions to numerical analysis and scientific computing.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to one individual who has made distinguished contributions to nonlinear science.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberRecognizes contributions that bridge the gap between high-level mathematics and engineering problems.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberRecognizes an early career researcher in applied mathematics and is based on the doctoral dissertation.Applied Mathematics
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
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded to an individual in their early career for research contributions to mathematical control or systems theory.Applied Mathematics
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
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
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
PrestigiousSociety for Industrial and Applied MathematicsOctoberAwarded annually in the broadly-defined areas of differential equations and control theory.Applied Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Astronautical SocietyOctoberRecognizes outstanding books that advance public understanding of astronautics.Astrophysics and Astronomy
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
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions to hydraulics and waterways.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes a paper that makes a contribution to either practical or research aspects of engineering disciplines.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes a paper that makes a contribution to either practical or research aspects of engineering disciplines.Civil and Environmental Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes contributions to the advancement of irrigation and drainage engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberRecognizes lifetime achievement in the field of hydrologic engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersOctoberGiven to members in any grade for notable achievements in research related to civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the advancement of any of the objects, purposes or activities of The Electrochemical Society.Electrical and Computer Engineering
PrestigiousElectrochemical SocietyOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical or corrosion science.Electrical and Computer Engineering
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
PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberAwarded to the author of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic.Mathematics
PrestigiousMathematical Association of AmericaOctoberHonors the author(s) of a paper reporting on novel research in algebra, combinatorics, or discrete mathematics.Mathematics
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberBestowed on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of heat transfer.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Mechanical EngineersOctoberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics.Mechanical Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Association of Engineering SocietiesOctoberPresented each year for scientific or industrial achievement in any field of pure or applied science.Multidisciplinary
PrestigiousAmerican Association of Engineering SocietiesOctoberRecognizes an engineer who has been effective in promoting unity among the engineering societies.Multidisciplinary
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
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes noteworthy contributions made to optics at an early career stage.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes an original use of optics across multiple fields.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to quantum electronics.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to optical engineering, primarily in the commercial and industrial sector.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes distinguished work in the field of vision.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to vibrational spectroscopy.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes seminal contributions to the field of optical information processing.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes overall distinction in optics.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes research accomplishments in the field of optical engineering.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to physical optics.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes contributions to optics based on semiconductor-based devices and optical materials, including basic science and technological applications.Physics
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes an outstanding discovery, scientific or technological achievement or invention.Physics
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
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
PrestigiousOptical Society of AmericaOctoberRecognizes outstanding work in spectroscopy.Physics
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages the use of computers in the advancement of the chemical and biological sciences.Chemistry
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of the chemistry of fluorine.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages creative work in synthetic organic chemistry.Chemistry
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the science or technology of plastics, coatings, polymer composites, adhesives, and related fields.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the fields of chromatography.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to chemical research in the industrial context.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages fundamental research in the field of inorganic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes a recent advancement that is having a major impact on research in organometallic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding fundamental contributions and achievements in the field of polymer chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages fundamental research in pure chemistry carried out in North America by young men and women.Chemistry
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages creative work in the chemistry of materials.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes innovative research in theoretical chemistry that either advances theoretical methodology or contributes to new discoveries about chemical systems.Chemistry
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to bioorganic or bioinorganic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to research in medicinal chemistry.Chemistry
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
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages excellence in organic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding public service by a member of the ACS.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding discoveries in the chemistry of medicinally active substances.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied spectroscopy in chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberStimulates fundamental research in industrial and engineering chemistry, the development of chemical engineering principles and its application to industrial processes.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes original and insightful work by a young investigator that has had significant impact on the field of synthetic organic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourage outstanding achievements in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished work in synthetic inorganic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished service to chemistry by women chemists.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding achievement in the development or application of mass spectrometry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the field of silicon chemistry and, by such example, to stimulate the creativity of others.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding theoretical, experimental, or developmental research resulting in the advancement of understanding or application of catalysis.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes, encourages, and stimulates outstanding research achievements in hydrocarbon or petroleum chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages research in nuclear and radiochemistry or their applications.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding and creative contributions to research in synthetic methods.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding chemical experimental work in the field of catalysis or high pressure.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research in chemistry and physics.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberEncourages and rewards outstanding contributions to physical organic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished contributions to the understanding of the chemistry and physics of liquids.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and stimulates significant work that extends chemical and spectroscopic methods to the study of important biological phenomena.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberEncourages and rewards outstanding research in physical chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics of peptides.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes and encourages outstanding contributions to research in organic chemistry.Chemistry
PrestigiousAmerican Chemical SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding contributions to the field of biomimetic chemistry.Chemistry
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of lifeline earthquake engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a member who has made a definite contribution to the advancement of structural engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to a civil engineering project in recognition of creativity in the form of innovative sustainability.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded for outstanding contributions to research and/or practice in wind engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberAwarded to an individual who has made outstanding research contributions to the mechanics of porous materials.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberGiven to an individual for achievement in the general field of hydroelectric engineering,.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberRecognizes outstanding achievements in pipeline engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberEncourages the preparation of meaningful papers in the designated field prestressed concrete.Civil and Environmental Engineering
PrestigiousAmerican Society of Civil EngineersNovemberRecognizes distinguished achievement in engineering mechanics, applicable to any branch of civil engineering.Civil and Environmental Engineering
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
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
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
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
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
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
PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberHonors scientists whose mathematical research has had an impact outside mathematics 聝?? either in technology, in business, or simply in people's everyday lives.Mathematics
PrestigiousAmerican Mathematical SocietyDecemberThe primary selection criterion for the Centennial Fellowship is the excellence of the candidate's research.Mathematics
PrestigiousInternational Mathematical UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences.Mathematics
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
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
PrestigiousAmerican Nuclear SocietyDecemberRecognizes lifetime achievements in the development of reactor safety philosophy.Nuclear 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
PrestigiousInstitute of Industrial EngineersDecemberRecognizes outstanding research in the profession.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
PrestigiousInstitute of Industrial EngineersDecemberRecognizes individuals that have made a notable impact on the industrial engineering profession.Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
PrestigiousInternational Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission on Statistical PhysicsTBDHonors outstanding achievements in Statistical Physics.Physics
-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
-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
-Society for American ArchaeologyContinuousRecognizes those members who have made significant contributions by serving the Society and its members.Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
-Rhodes Trust, TheJanuaryBestowed in recognition of excellence in sedimentary geology by a young scientist.Earth Sciences
-Simons FoundationJanuaryThe goal of the program is to substantially increase collaborative contacts between accomplished, active mathematicians in the United States.Mathematics
-Geological Society of America, TheFebruaryRecognizes a sustained record of distinguished contributions to the geosciences and the Geological Society of America.Earth Sciences
-Geological Society of America, TheFebruaryRecognizes outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of geoarchaeology.Earth Sciences
-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
-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
-American Statistical AssociationMarchRecognizes members who have rendered distinguished service to the association.Statistics and Probability
-American Crystallographic AssociationAprilRecognizes outstanding research in the structure of matter by diffraction methods.Chemistry
-American Chemical SocietyAprilRecognizes members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society.Chemistry
-American Society for Public Administration, TheAprilAwarded to women contributing to mathematics education.Mathematics
-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
-American Concrete Institute (ACI)MayRecognizes the contributions of younger members of the Institute for professional achievement.Industrial Engineering
-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
-American Chemical SocietyJuneAcknowledges excellence in and promise of continued quality of contribution to research in carbohydrate chemistry.Chemistry
-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
-American Physical SocietyJuneRecognizes the humanitarian aspect of physics and physicists created through public lectures and public media, teaching, research, or science related activities.Physics
-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
-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
-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
-American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringSeptemberRecognizes the breadth of high quality work that is being published in the information systems discipline.Information Science
-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
-American Council on Consumer InterestsOctoberAwarded to certain members who have given long and meritorious service to the ICDD.Chemistry
-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
-American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringOctoberRecognizes truly outstanding individuals in the field of information systems.Information Science
-American Institute for Medical and Biological EngineeringOctoberGiven to those who have contributed to the technology vision for the association.Information Science
-American Forage and Grassland CouncilNovemberGranted to an individual member for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities.Information Science
-The Camille & Henry Dreyfus FoundationDecemberThe Dreyfus Prize, awarded biennially, recognizes an individual for exceptional and original research in a selected area of chemistry that has advanced the field in a major way.Chemistry
-National Society for HistotechnologyNovemberThe SAE Teetor Program stimulates contacts between younger engineering educators and practicing engineers in industry and government.Multidisciplinary
-Institute for Advanced StudyDecemberThe IAS School of Mathematics welcomes applications from mathematicians and theoretical computer scientists at all career levels.Mathematics
-World Cultural Council (WCC)DecemberRecognizes scientific and technological research and development.Multidisciplinary
-American Society of NaturalistsDecemberRecognizes excellence in research by outstanding young ethnic Korean Physicist in North America.Physics
-American Statistical AssociationDecemberRecognizes an individual who exemplifies the contributions of Elizabeth L. Scott聝??s lifelong efforts to further the careers of women in academia.Statistics and Probability
-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
-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.每Multidisciplinary