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Established in 1929, this medal commemorates the civic and humanitarian achievements of engineers. It is conferred upon an engineer whose professional achievements and personal endeavors have advanced the well-being of humankind.
The Hoover Medal is administered by a board representing five engineering organizations: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Barry K. Thacker
Charles H. Thornton
Richard H. Stanley
James Earl Carter, Jr.
Otto J. Helweg
Past Hoover Medal Recipients
Hoover Board of Award
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14 KT Hoover Medals have been made possible by generous gifts from:
Amax Gold Inc.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
Placer Dome Inc.
Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corporation
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