Clayton Daniel Mote Jr.
For creating a comprehensive theory of the dynamics of flexible moving structures, such as bands and spinning discs, with extensive engineering applications to circular and band saws; and for remarkable leadership at two major universities.
For an extraordinary record of creative work, including the unification of thermodynamics and heat transfer; the conceptual development of design as a science that unites all fields; legendary contributions to engineering education; and, since 1996, the discovery and continued development of the constructal law.
Joseph A. Falcon
For distinguished contributions to engineering practice including service as ASME president, and an initiator and member of ASME’s Board on Minorities and Women, and the Leadership Intern Program; more than four decades of leadership in the international power industry; and service as an engineering, science and technology educator.
Nathan H. Hurt
For significant contributions in the nuclear industry, particularly the field of uranium enrichment; and in the broader mechanical engineering profession as an active member and distinguished past president of ASME.
Junuthula N. Reddy
For distinctive and pioneering contributions to research and education in applied and computational mechanics through the development of refined theories and as the author of well-received books on composite materials, continuum and applied mechanics, and computational methods.
Paul J. Torpey
For outstanding leadership in the electric utility research field that significantly advanced modern power systems, and for enlightened and insightful activities in engineering societies that improved the quality of the profession.
BARNET-UZGIRIS PRODUCT SAFETY AWARD
John B. Vorderbrueggen
For exceptional contributions to the advancement of accident investigation as a vehicle to make national improvements in industrial safety, and for efforts to expand the use of ASME codes and standards in government and private industry.
BERGLES-ROHSENOW YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN HEAT TRANSFER
For significant contributions to the field of heat transfer through outstanding research on electronics cooling, micro-fluidics for medical diagnostics, boundary layer transition and energy sustainability through experiments, equipment development and analyses.
PER BRUEL GOLD MEDAL FOR NOISE CONTROL AND ACOUSTICS
Mardi C. Hastings
For research and international leadership in marine bioacoustics, particularly the increased understanding of effects of underwater noise on marine life and for research efforts leading to the mitigation of anthropogenic sound in the ocean.
EDWIN F. CHURCH MEDAL
Ramesh K. Agarwal
For meritorious service and wide-ranging contributions to mechanical engineering education through professional society activities, professional development and continuing education programs, participation in state and federal agency programs, development of cyber-enabled instruction and design curricula, introduction of service learning and sustainability in the curriculum, and numerous lectures and seminars.
DANIEL C. DRUCKER MEDAL
John W. Rudnicki
For providing a new fundamental understanding of deformation instabilities in brittle rocks and granular media, including their interactions with pore fluids, with applications to fault instability, quantification of energy radiation from earthquakes, and environment- and resource-related geomechanics.
WILLIAM T. ENNOR AWARD
For leading the development of practical low-cost nanolithography machines and processes, manufacturing innovations that are enabling applications in areas such as magnetic and solid-state storage, high-brightness light-emitting diodes and targeted drug delivery.
FLUIDS ENGINEERING AWARD
John F. Foss
For the sustained advancement of flow measurement/diagnostic methods and fluid mechanics-based inventions and applications in the automotive and aerospace fields, underpinned by fundamental research in shear flows and co-authored textbook and handbook publications.
Y.C. FUNG YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
For leadership in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering, including significant contributions in the application of engineered biomaterials to micro- and nano-technology for biomedical and biological applications.
MELVIN R. GREEN CODES & STANDARDS MEDAL
Thomas P. Pastor
For extraordinary leadership and tireless efforts in the development of market relevant standards products, the implementation of effective organizational and process enhancements, and in advancing the acceptance of ASME codes and standards and conformity assessment programs worldwide.
J.P. DEN HARTOG AWARD
For seminal contributions to vibration education and nonlinear dynamics.
HEAT TRANSFER MEMORIAL AWARD (ART)
For contributions to the understanding of mechanisms of the heat and momentum transport in complex geometries, enhancement of heat transfer, improvement and development of computational methods, and development of computational fluid dynamics and computer codes for heat exchangers.
HEAT TRANSFER MEMORIAL AWARD (SCIENCE)
For seminal and long-lasting research contributions in gas turbine heat transfer and combustion, natural and mixed convection, and computational methods, enabling improved design of gas turbine engines, enhanced capability of computational fluid dynamics software and a better understanding of complex transport phenomena.
MAYO D. HERSEY AWARD
For significant contributions to the advancement of the field of tribology through research, teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students at Purdue University; and for advancing the knowledge of lubrication and fatigue of heavily loaded contacts, lubrication and torque transmission in wet clutches and micro-electronic sensor development for tribological applications.
PATRICK J. HIGGINS MEDAL
For extraordinary perseverance in the development of consensus based standards for the plumbing industry, enthusiastic leadership in the harmonization of standards between the United States and Canada, and outstanding work toward encouraging the standardization of water efficient devices.
SOICHIRO HONDA MEDAL
John J. Mooney
For the invention, development and commercialization of the three-way catalytic converter used on all gasoline fueled automobiles and light-duty trucks in North America, Europe, Japan and other industrialized countries.
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AWARD
Rolf D. Reitz
For long-term contributions to the physics of liquid fuel spray atomization, 3-D numerical modeling of combustion, and combustion system optimization; for demonstrating that multiple injectors reduce emissions in diesel engines; and for the discovery of the reactivity controlled compression ignition strategy for high-efficiency, low-emissions engine combustion.
WARNER T. KOITER MEDAL
James G. Simmonds
For seminal contributions to linear and nonlinear theories in solid mechanics, with special emphasis on plates and shells; and for an extensive body of journal publications and books on solid mechanics and applied mathematics.
ROBERT E. KOSKI MEDAL
For pioneering contributions to the advancement of the art and practice of fluid power motion and control through education, innovation, and leadership roles in ASME’s Fluid Power Systems and Technology Division and as one of the initiators of Fluid Power Net International.
ASME ALLAN KRAUS THERMAL MANAGEMENT MEDAL
Robert E. Simons
For innovative and pioneering work in the development of cooling techniques for application to electronic computer packages and systems; and for the promotion and dissemination of knowledge to advance the understanding and appreciation of the role of thermal management in the design of electronic packages and systems.
FRANK KREITH ENERGY AWARD
Ann Marie Sastry
For significant contributions to a globally sustainable and secure energy future through research and development, education and engineering application.
BERNARD F. LANGER NUCLEAR CODES AND STANDARDS AWARD
Wilfred C. LaRochelle
For tireless leadership and dedicated service in promoting the acceptance of ASME codes and standards around the world.
GUSTUS L. LARSON MEMORIAL AWARD
For outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering within 10 to 20 years following graduation.
H. R. LISSNER MEDAL
Jay D. Humphrey
For superior achievements in the field of biomechanics, including journal articles, undergraduate and graduate textbooks, and scholarly lectures that have influenced education and the direction of researchers around the world.
CHARLES T. MAIN STUDENT SECTION AWARD
Danielle P. Jacobson
For outstanding contributions as chair of the ASME Student Section at Drexel University, including tireless efforts to recruit new members and encourage involvement on a national level; and for active service within the campus community for three years.
For long-term leadership in bringing the University of Southern Indiana’s ASME Student Section from a dormant section to a thriving organization; and for significantly impacting the region through efforts including the creation of a robotics competition that hosts more than 100 middle and high school students each year.
ASME MCDONALD MENTORING AWARD
For exemplary contributions in supporting the professional development of young engineers, particularly mentoring activities that have helped a large number of graduates achieve registration as chartered engineers.
M. EUGENE MERCHANT MANUFACTURING MEDAL OF ASME/SME
For fundamental contributions in research and excellence in graduate student education and mentoring that have had a significant long-term influence on the efficacy of manufacturing processes, particularly the finishing of ceramic balls for high-speed and high-precision bearings and the chemical mechanical planarization of materials used in microelectronics, as reflected in more than 240 publications and 22 patents.
VAN C. MOW MEDAL
David Alan Vorp
For pioneering contributions in the application of biomechanics to the cardiovascular systems, particularly the understanding of abdominal aortic aneurysms; and for leadership within the national and international bioengineering community.
For pioneering contributions to the field of fracture and fatigue of engineering materials spanning a wide range of length scales; and for visionary leadership in promoting research and education in the field.
BURT L. NEWKIRK AWARD
Robert L. Jackson
For significant contributions to theoretical and experimental research in the field of tribology as evidenced by 40 refereed journal publications and numerous citations
RUFUS OLDENBURGER MEDAL
Haruhiko Harry Asada
For pioneering contributions to robotics and biomedical engineering, particularly the development of direct-drive arms, flexible fixturing and wearable health monitoring systems, which have influenced engineers and practitioners worldwide.
OLD GUARD EARLY CAREER AWARD
Julie A. Bachmann Kulik
For inspiring talented students to create innovative solutions to complex problems as a FIRST Robotics Competition mentor; for founding ASME’s Philadelphia Young Engineers, which encourages aspiring engineers to return to ASME through networking; and for service to ASME through numerous local and national positions.
PERFORMANCE TEST CODES
W. Cary Campbell
For leadership and success in maintaining the ASME Performance Test Codes philosophy to provide the most accurate results reasonably achievable, and for prolific contributions in power plant performance engineering that have made the Southern Company a recognized leader in the field.
PI TAU SIGMA GOLD MEDAL
For outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering within 10 years of graduation.
JAMES HARRY POTTER GOLD MEDAL
For pioneering the application of thermodynamics beyond its classical and traditional use by calculating flame speed of burning mixtures of fuel, air and diluents; and for motivating other researchers in the field of thermodynamics by expanding the research areas and funding opportunities.
S.Y. ZAMRIK PRESSURE VESSELS AND PIPING MEDAL
William T. Springer
For significant contributions in the nondestructive evaluation (NDE) arena, including supporting ASME’s Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) Division through the development of joint NDE sessions at PVP conferences; developing, chairing and/or co-chairing numerous technical sessions; and authoring papers, editing conference proceedings and reviewing journal papers.
DIXY LEE RAY AWARD
Thad William Allen
For a lifetime of high-impact and distinguished accomplishments in environmental protection, including the outstanding management of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
CHARLES RUSS RICHARDS MEMORIAL AWARD
For outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering for 20 years or more following graduation.
RALPH COATS ROE MEDAL
Ioannis N. Miaoulis
For seminal and leadership contributions to numerous governmental advisory panels, institutions of higher education, and professional and civic organizations devoted to helping people of all ages enhance their knowledge of engineering and technology and to inspiring the next generation of engineers, inventors and scientists.
SAFETY CODES AND STANDARDS MEDAL
Daniel N. Wolff
For more than 25 years of service on the B30 Standards Committee, providing technical expertise on committee and subcommittee activities; and for leadership contributions as chair of B30.22, including initiating a complete rewrite of the volume to reflect the needs of the industry.
R. TOM SAWYER AWARD
Dilip R. Ballal
For pioneering combustion and fuels research that has advanced the design and development of gas turbine combustors and fuels; and for enthusiastic efforts in advancing and promoting the International Gas Turbine Institute.
MILTON C. SHAW MANUFACTURING RESEARCH MEDAL
For major contributions to the understanding of fracture mechanics of carbide tools in milling operation, machining vibration analysis, and the transformation of machining science to production floors with computer-aided manufacturing and software assisted knowledge-base systems integrated to machine tools.
RUTH AND JOEL SPIRA OUTSTANDING DESIGN EDUCATOR AWARD
For lifelong dedication and numerous contributions to the engineering design community, particularly for instilling a passion for design in generations of students as an inspirational advisor and mentor.
SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS MEDAL
For a lifetime of innovative aircraft design and development, including extraordinarily long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles and the first helicopter to successfully use a variable-speed rotor.
STUDENT SECTION ADVISOR AWARD
Jay M. Samuel
For outstanding service as Student Section advisor of the ASME Student Section at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 18 years, mentoring innumerable students and fostering leadership and professionalism.
J. HALL TAYLOR MEDAL
Mahendra D. Rana
For professionalism and leadership in consensus building for codes and standards for pressure equipment; and for technical excellence in the investigation, understanding and advancement of codes and standards for pressure vessel technology.
ROBERT HENRY THURSTON LECTURE AWARD
Francis C. Moon Jr.
For outstanding contributions to linear and nonlinear dynamics of mechanical systems, magneto-solid mechanics, chaos theory and applications to mechanics, and the history of kinematics of machines.
For seminal contributions to the understanding of inelastic deformation and failure of materials.
FRANK VON FLUE MEDAL
General Motors Corporation
GM Technical Education Program (Warren, Mich.), for offering high priority graduate level courses from top ranked universities to grow critical employee skills and strengthen GM’s engineering capabilities in support of business objectives.
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE GOLD MEDAL
For innovative research that has contributed to the understanding and application of swirl flows for cleaner combustion using fossil fuels; and for the novel development of heat exchangers, fluidic devices, hot gas cleaning and cyclones.
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE SILVER MEDAL
Margaret S. Wooldridge
For contributions as an international leader on the chemistry of alternative and traditional fossil fuels and methods to improve performance and efficiency of combustion systems; and for developing new curricula on methods to advance stationary and mobile power.
HENRY R. WORTHINGTON MEDAL
Donald P. Sloteman
For pioneering contributions in the experimental development and application of advanced hydraulic designs for the whole specific speed range of rotodynamic pumps and inducers, including the elimination of cavitation damage and performance instabilities.
BLACKALL MACHINE TOOL & GAGE AWARD
O. Burak Ozdoganlar
For the two-part paper titled “A Model for Bending, Torsional, and Axial Vibrations of Micro- and Macro-Drills Including Actual Drill Geometry—Part I: Model Development and Numerical Solution, and Part II: Model Validation and Application.”
GAS TURBINE AWARD
Eric M. Curtis
John Douglas Denton
For the paper titled “Controlling Tip Leakage Flow Over a Shrouded Turbine Rotor Using an Air-Curtain.”
PRIME MOVERS AWARD
William H. Kirkenir
For the paper titled “Combustion Optimization for Increased Fuel Flexibility.”
ARTHUR L. WILLISTON MEDAL
For the paper titled “Refreshable Braille Display for Teaching Geometry to Visually Challenged.”
Nathaniel D. Taylor
For the paper titled “Mechanical Water Softener.”
Jericho Paolo O. Rivera
“Design and Construction of A Fuel-Efficient Vehicle for The Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2010 Prototype Category.”