The Society for Experimental Mechanics – R. E. Peterson Award

Deadline: April 15

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Biennial

Description: 

This award was established in 1970 for the best applications paper published in Experimental Mechanics for each two year period ending with the June issue of odd numbered years.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Peterson.asp

The Society for Experimental Mechanics – Sia Nemat-Nasser Medal

Deadline: April 15

Level: Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Sia Nemat-Nasser Medal is intended to recognize an individual for distinguished, innovative and outstanding work that has realized the impact of experimental mechanics on other scientific and engineering fields through an integrated multidisciplinary research.

Eligibility Criteria:

The recipient should be recognized for outstanding contributions during his/her career. There should be no affiliation or nationality restriction on the recipient, only the excellence of contributions to experimental mechanics and its impact on other scientific fields.

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Nemat-Nasser.asp

The Society for Experimental Mechanics – B. J. Lazan Award

Deadline: April 15

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The award honors inventors, developers or contributors to the introduction of new devices or methods.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Lazan.asp

The Society for Experimental Mechanics – M. Hetenyi Award

Deadline: April 15

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

This award was established in 1967 for the best research paper published in Experimental Mechanics.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Hetenyl.asp

The Society for Experimental Mechanics – M. M. Frocht Award

Deadline: April 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The award recognizes “outstanding achievement as an educator in the field of experimental mechanics,” and is presented annually.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Frocht.asp

TED Prize

Deadline: April 15

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The TED Prize is awarded to an individual with a creative, bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, each year the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: any individual

For More Information: http://www.sem.org/HON-Durelli.asp

IEEE Photonics Society – Distinguished Service Award

Deadline: April 30

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Service Award was established to recognize an exceptional individual contribution of service which has had significant benefit to the membership of the IEEE Photonics Society as a whole.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should be members of the Society.

For More Information: http://www.photonicssociety.org/award-info

IEEE Photonics Society – William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award

Deadline: April 5

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The IEEE Photonics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award is given to recognize an exceptional single scientific contribution which has had a significant impact in the field of lasers and electro-optics in the past 10 years. It may be given to an individual or to a group for a single contribution of significant work in the field.

Eligibility Criteria:

No candidate shall have previously received a major IEEE award for the same work. Candidates need not be members of the IEEE or the Photonics Society.

For More Information: http://www.photonicssociety.org/award-info

IEEE Photonics Society – Engineering Achievement Award

Deadline: April 5

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award is given to recognize an exceptional engineering contribution which has had a significant impact on the development of laser or electro-optic technology or the commercial application of technology within the past 10 years. It may be given to an individual or to a group for a single contribution of significant work in the field.

Eligibility Criteria:

No candidate shall have previously received a major IEEE award for the same work. Candidates need not be members of the IEEE or the Photonics Society.

For More Information: http://www.photonicssociety.org/award-info

IEEE Photonics Society – Kressel Award

Deadline: April 5

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award is given to recognize those individuals who have made important contributions to opto-electronic device technology. The device technology cited is to have had a significant impact on their applications in major practical systems. The intent is to recognize key contributors to the field for developments of critical components, which lead to the development of systems enabling major new services or capabilities. These achievements should have been accomplished in a prior time frame sufficient to permit evaluation of their lasting impact. The work cited could have appeared in the form of publications, patents, products, or simply general recognition by the professional community that the individual cited is the agreed upon originator of the advance upon which the award decision is based. The award may be given to an individual or group, up to three in number.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information: http://www.photonicssociety.org/award-info