York University President’s Research Excellence Award

Deadline: December 10

Level: Senior

Background: Canada, York University

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The York University President’s Research Excellence Award recognizes established, full-time, active faculty members with distinguished scholarly achievements who have had a notable impact on their field(s) and made a significant contribution to advancing the University’s international reputation for research excellence while significantly and positively contributing to one or more aspects of the York community’s intellectual life.
This honour demands sustained, outstanding and continuing research achievement of excellent quality. At least five years of that research must have been completed while the nominee held a faculty appointment at York.

Eligibility Criteria:

Inclusive of all individuals with tenure-stream appointments at York.

For More Information: http://www.yorku.ca/research/documents/Presidents_Research_Excellence_Award_Call_2013-14.pdf

Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) – Status of Women Award of Distinction

Deadline: December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada, Ontario

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

This award celebrates outstanding contributions to the advancement of women professors, academic librarians, and other members of academic staff at Ontario universities.

It honours and recognizes the dedication of those whose leadership has helped improve the lives and working conditions of academic women and, by extension, their families, friends, and colleagues.

Eligibility Criteria:

Criteria: Member in good standing of an OCUFA – affiliated faculty association. A notable record of active involvement in issues affecting female academic staff in Ontario universities.
Distinguished achievement in contributing to the advancement of women in the academy, demonstrated over an extended period of time, or in a single project, either currently or in the past.

For More Information: http://ocufa.on.ca/awards/status-of-women-award-of-distinction/

Manning Innovation Awards

Deadline: December 1

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

By means of a nomination, Canadians who have demonstrated recent innovative talent in developing and successfully marketing a new concept, process or procedure, may be eligible for one of these awards: Principal Award ($100,000); David E. Mitchell Award of Distinction ($25,000); Innovation Awards (2 at $10,000)

Eligibility Criteria:

Canadians who have demonstrated recent innovative talent in developing and successfully marketing a new concept, process or procedure, are eligible.

For More Information: http://www.manningawards.ca/en/awards

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Fellow

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Quarterly

Description: 

The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nominated by ASME Members and Fellows, an ASME Member has to have 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in ASME.

For More Information: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/fellows

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Dedicated Service Award

Deadline: December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

In 1983, the ASME Board of Governors approved the establishment of the ASME Dedicated Service Award (DSA). It honors unusual dedicated voluntary service to the Society marked by outstanding performance, demonstrated effective leadership, prolonged and committed service, devotion, enthusiasm and faithfulness.

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum of 10 years of service to ASME

For More Information: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/service-awards/dedicated-service-award

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award

Deadline: December 15

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award is presented for the best current original paper or papers (not published elsewhere) which has/have been presented before ASME and/or published by ASME during the two calendar years immediately preceding the year of the award. The paper(s) should be clearly concerned with or related to the design or application of machine tools, gages, or dimensional measuring instruments, submitted to ASME for presentation and publication.

Eligibility Criteria:

Papers by multiple authors are eligible.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/literature-awards

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Frank Kreith Energy Award

Deadline: December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Frank Kreith Energy Award was established in 2005 to honor an individual for significant contributions to a secure energy future with particular emphasis on innovations in conservation and/or renewable energy. Contributions may be through research, education, practice or significant service to society that will lead to a sustainable energy future.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/achievement-awards/frank-kreith-energy-award

Royal Society of Canada – Fellow

Deadline: December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The objects and purposes of the RSC are to serve Canada and Canadians by recognizing Canada’s leading intellectuals, scholars, researchers and artists and, by mobilizing them in open discussion and debate, to advance knowledge, encourage integrated interdisciplinary understandings and address issues that are critical to Canada and Canadians.

Eligibility Criteria:

To become a Fellow of the Society, an individual must be nominated by either (1) a current Fellow of the Society, or (2) an Institutional Member of the RSC.
It is normally the case that intellectual achievements will be evidenced by a body of publications or creative activities exhibiting original contributions in the arts, humanities or sciences, or in public life.

For More Information: https://rsc-src.ca/en/fellows/elections-nominations