ASME Medal, established in 1920, is the highest award that the Society can bestow and is to recognize “eminently distinguished engineering achievement.” Only one ASME Medal may be awarded annually. Although some individuals have been honored by both the ASME Medal and Honorary Membership, each award has been made on the basis of different accomplishments.

Form of Award: $15,000, Gold Medal, Certificate and Travel expense supplement to attend the award presentation.
Limitation(s): None
Administrative Responsibility: Committee on Honors
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Nomination Send To: Committee on Honors Chair
Committee Chair: C.H. Amon
Phone Number: 212-591-7094
Email: mckivorf@asme.org
Awarded By: Board of Governors

 

ASME MEDALISTS

1921 Hjalmar G. Carlson 1954 E. Burnley Powell 1988 Eric Reissner
1922 Frederick A. Halsey 1955 Granville M. Read 1989 William R. Sears
1923 John R. Freeman 1956 Harry F. Vickers 1990 Harley A. Wilhelm
1926 R. A. Millikan 1957 L.M.K. Boelter 1992 Daniel C. Drucker
1927 Wilfred Lewis 1958 Wilbur H. Armacost 1993 Richard H. Gallagher
1928 Julian Kennedy 1959 Martin Frisch 1996 Robert C. Dean, Jr.
1930 W. L. R. Emmet 1960 C. Richard Soderberg 1997 Bernard Budiansky
1931 Albert Kinsbury 1962 Philip Sporn 1998 Frank Kreith
1933 Ambrose Swasey 1963 Igor I. Sikorsky 1999 H. Norman Abramson
1934 Willis H. Carrier 1964 Alan Howard 2000 Arthur E. Bergles
1935 Charles T. Main 1965 Johannes M. Burgers 2001 Warren M. Rohsenow
1936 Edward Bausch 1967 Mayo D. Hersey 2002 Leroy S. "Skip" Fletcher
1937 Edward P. Bullard 1968 Samuel C. Collins 2003 Norman R. Augustine
1938 Stephen J. Pigott 1969 Lloyd H. Donnell 2004 Bradford W. Parkinson
1939 James E. Gleason 1970 Robert Rowe Gilruth 2005 Robert E. Uhrig
1940 Charles F. Kettering 1971 Horace Smart Beattie 2006 Richard J. Goldstein
1941 Theodore von Karman 1972 Waloddi Weibull 2007 Dean L. Kamen
1942 Ervin G. Bailey 1973 Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. 2008 Frank E. Talke
1943 Lewis K. Sillcox 1974 Nicholas J. Hoff 2009 Nam Pyo Suh
1944 Edward G. Budd 1975 Maxime A. Faget 2010 John Abele
1945 William F. Durand 1976 Raymond D. Mindlin 2011 Clayton D. Mote, Jr.
1946 Morris E. Leeds 1977 Robert W. Mann 2012 Jan D. Achenbach
1947 Paul W. Kiefer 1979 Jacob P. Den Hartog 2013 Sia Nemat-Nasser
1948 Frederick G. Keys 1981 Robert S. Hahn 2014 Van C. Mow
1949 Fred L. Dornbrook 1983 Jack N. Binns, Sr.    
1950 Harvey C. Knowles 1984 Aaron Cohen    
1951 Glenn B. Warren 1985 Milton C. Shaw    
1952 Nevin E. Funk 1986 Orlan W. Boston    
1953 Crosby Field 1987 Philip G. Hodge, Jr.