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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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
E-mail: persaudl@asme.org
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)

Edward F. Obert Awardees

2023 Phillip Dyer
George J. Nelson
Griffin Smith
2022 George-Rafael Domenikos
Irene Koronaki
2021 Jesse Watjen
Matthew T. Schifano
Mitra N. Sexton
2020 Henry A. Long III
Ting Wang
2019 John H. Lienhard V
2018 Andrea Toffolo
Andrea Lazzaretto
Sergio Rech
2017 Vittorio Verda
Luca Rivadossi
Gian P. Beretta
2016 Mohammad Janbozorgi
Sara Cosentino
Adriano Sciacovelli
2014 Hameed Metghalchi
Ghassan J. Nicolas
2012 Michael R. von
Charles E. Smith
2010 Noam Lior
Na Zhang
2007 Andrea Lazzaretto
Andrea Toffolo
2004 Adrian Bejan
Sylvie Lorente
2003 Luis M. Serra
Antonio Valero
Vittorio Verda
2002 Cristian Carraretto
Alberto Mirandola
Anna Stoppato
2001 Elias P. Gyftopoulos
2000 Anthony J. Bowman
Richard A. Gaggioli
David Paulus, Jr.
David H. Richardson
1999 Masaru Ishida
Takahiro Suzuki
Masashi Yamamoto
1998 Andrea Lazzaretto
George Tsatsaronis
1997 Thomas P. Anderson

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