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 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.
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
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
Created on October 1, 2007, the
Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) replaces the former ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division.