EMI has an extensive awards program to recognize outstanding mechanicians for their achievements and contributions to the field of mechanics. Named in honor of prestigious historical mechanicians, these awards recognize achievements in a variety of sub-disciplines. These awards are held in very high regard in the mechanics community. The von Kármán Medal in particular is widely considered as one of the highest honors in all areas of engineering mechanics.
Rules for EMI/ASCE Awards (PDF)
Nominations for many awards are due November 1.
Always review individual award rules for full details on how to nominate a deserving candidate.
- Bažant Medal for Failure and Damage Prevention, Zdeněk P.
- Biot Medal, Maurice A.
- Cermak Medal, Jack E.
- Collingwood Prize
- Croes Medal, J. James R.
- Da Vinci Award
- Freudenthal Medal, Alfred M.
- Friedman Professional Recognition Award, Edmund
- Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement, Edmund
- Housner Structural Control and Monitoring Medal, George W.
- Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes, Walter L.
- Mead Prize for Students, Daniel W.
- Mead Prize for Younger Members, Daniel W.
- Mindlin Medal, Raymond D.
- Newmark Medal, Nathan M.
- Noble Prize, Alfred
- Norman Medal
- Scanlan Medal, Robert H.
- Shinozuka Medal, Masanobu
- State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award, ASCE
- von Karman Medal, Theodore
- Wellington Prize, Arthur M.
- Wilhoite Innovations in Transmission Line Engineering Award, Gene