Edward F. Obert Award

The Edward F. Obert Award recognizes an outstanding paper on thermodynamics presented during the preceding two calendar years. The award shall be made for a paper presented at the Advanced Energy Systems Division’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress symposium on energy systems analysis (so long as the symposium continues). The award shall be presented at the following ASME Congress.

The award was established in 1987 as a division award until 1995 when it was elevated to a Society award.
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Nomination Instructions
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Form of Award: $5,000, certificate, and a $750 travel allowance
Limitation(s): All papers must be written during the preceding two years of Congress presentation.
Administrative Responsibility: Advanced Energy Systems Division
Nomination Deadline: February 1
Nomination Sent To: Leila Persaud
Phone Number: 212-591-7071
E-mail: persaudl@asme.org
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)


1997 Thomas P. Anderson 2012 Michael R. von Spakovsky
1998 Andrea Lazzaretto   Charles E. Smith
  George Tsatsaronis 2014 Hameed Metghalchi
1999 Masaru Ishida   Ghassan J. Nicolas
  Takahiro Suzuki   Mohammad Janbozorgi
  Masashi Yamamoto 2016 Sara Cosentino
2000 Anthony J. Bowman   Adriano Sciacovelli
  Richard A. Gaggioli   Vittorio Verda
  David Paulus, Jr. 2017 Luca Rivadossi
  David H. Richardson   Gian P. Beretta
2001 Elias P. Gyftopoulos 2018 Andrea Toffolo
2002 Cristian Carraretto   Andrea Lazzaretto
  Alberto Mirandola   Sergio Rech
  Anna Stoppato 2019 John H. Lienhard V
2003 Luis M. Serra 2020 Henry A. Long III
  Antonio Valero   Ting Wang
  Vittorio Verda 2021 Jesse Watjen
2004 Adrian Bejan   Matthew T. Schifano
  Sylvie Lorente   Mitra N. Sexton
2007 Andrea Lazzaretto 2022 George-Rafael Domenikos
  Andrea Toffolo   Irene Koronaki
Noam Lior   Emmanuel Rogdakis
  Na Zhang    

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