The Society for Experimental Mechanics – Wolfgang Knauss Young Investigator Award

Deadline: October 1

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The award will be given annually by the SEM in recognition of an individual who has made significant research contributions to the broad field of experimental mechanics, with a focus on time dependent materials. For the purpose of this award, the broad field will encompass all areas of Mechanics (solid as well as fluid) and all fields of engineering and applied science that involve mechanics.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees for this award must not have reached their 40th birthday at the time of selection by the Award Committee.

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

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Deadline: October 15

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nominee must be “early career,” which is defined as an individual who has been in his/her current field for less than seven years and pre-tenure or job equivalent (typically within 7 years of receiving Ph.D.). Post-doctoral fellows are eligible for this award.

For More Information: http://www.aaas.org/page/aaas-early-career-award-public-engagement-science

International Society for Optics and Photonics – Early Career Achievement Award

Deadline: October 1

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

Award is presented in recognition of significant and innovative technical contributions in the engineering or scientific fields of relevance to SPIE.

Eligibility Criteria:

Any SPIE member whose highest earned degree has been awarded within 10 years of the date of nomination & has been working within any of the engineering or scientific fields of relevance by SPIE is eligible.

For More Information: http://spie.org/about-spie/awards-programs/award-listing

William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

Deadline: October 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

Since 1950, the William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement has been awarded annually to a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to scientific research and has demonstrated an ability to communicate the significance of this research to scientists in other disciplines.

Eligibility Criteria:

Any individual may be eligible.

For More Information: https://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/prizes-awards/william-procter

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Timoshenko Medal

Deadline: October 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Timoshenko Medal was established in 1957 and is conferred in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/achievement-awards/timoshenko-medal

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Savio L-Y. Woo Translational Biomechanics Medal

Deadline: October 1

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Savio L-Y. Woo Medal is bestowed upon an individual who has translated meritorious bioengineering science to clinical practice through research, education, professional development, and with service to the bioengineering community.

Examples of meritorious activity might be basic bioengineering science that translates into a medical device or equipment, contributes to new approaches of disease treatment, establishes new injury treatment modalities, etc.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidate must be an active member of the Bioengineering Division.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/honors-awards/achievement-awards/savio-ly-woo-translational-biomechanics-medal

“American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Marshall B. Peterson Award “

Deadline: October 1

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Biennial

Description: 

The Marshall B. Peterson Award is given in 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. It is preferred, but not required, that the awardee’s research emphasis be on materials aspects of tribology, e.g. wear, friction materials, and solid lubricants.

Eligibility Criteria:

At the time the award is given (October of even-numbered years), the nominee’s age shall be less than 30 years.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/achievement-awards/marshall-b-peterson-award

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Warner T. Koiter Medal

Deadline: October 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Warner T. Koiter Medal, established in 1996, is bestowed 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, and on a high degree of leadership in the international solid mechanics community.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/achievement-awards/warner-t-koiter-medal

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Soichiro Honda Medal

Deadline: October 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Soichiro Honda Medal recognizes an individual for an outstanding achievement or a series of significant engineering contributions in developing improvements in the field of personal transportation.

Attention shall be concentrated on the brilliance of the achievement or on the overall effect of a series of contributions– not on the individual. The achievement should be of such public importance as to be worthy of the gratitude of society and to call forth the admiration of engineers.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

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

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Heat Transfer Memorial Award

Deadline: October 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Heat Transfer Memorial Award is bestowed on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of heat transfer through teaching, research, practice and design, or a combination of such activities.

Each award is based on achievement through publications, patents or inventions, in an area of heat transfer or through the application of science or art of heat transfer. One award may be made annually in each of the three following categories: the science of heat transfer, the art of heat transfer, or the general subject of heat transfer.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

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