Awards

Honoring People for their Contributions to Engineering and Society

The AAES awards program is an important recognition opportunity for our members. 
By championing your members' accomplishments you prove there is value to membership. While the nomination deadline for each of six awards is typically October 15, the deadline this year is extended to October 16, 2017, due to the weekend. The 2018 awards will be presented at the AAES awards banquet in Washington, D.C. on April 23, 2018.

2018 AAES Award Nomination Form

National Engineering Award

The National Engineering Award is presented for inspirational leadership and tireless devotion to the improvement of engineering education and to the advancement of the engineering profession, as well as to the development of sound public policies as an engineer-statesman.
2016 Award Recipient,  Past Recipients

Kenneth Andrew Roe Award

The Kenneth Andrew Roe Award is presented on behalf of the engineering community to recognize an engineer who has been effective in promoting unity among the engineering societies.
2016 Award Recipient, Past Recipients

Norm Augustine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Communications

This award is presented annually to an engineer who has demonstrated the capacity for communicating the excitement and wonder of engineering. The award is to be conferred on those rare individuals who can speak with passion about engineering — its promise as well as its responsibility — so that the public may have a better understanding of engineering and a better appreciation for how engineers improve our quality of life.
2016 Award RecipientPast Recipients

John Fritz Medal 

The John Fritz Medal is presented each year for scientific or industrial achievement in any field of pure or applied science. It was established in 1902 as a memorial to the great engineer whose name it bears.
2016 Award recipientPast Recipients

AAES Engineering Journalism Award

The Engineering Journalism Award recognizes outstanding reporting of an event or issue that furthers public understanding of engineering.
2016 Award recipientPast Recipients

Joan Hodges Queneau Palladium Medal

Established by the National Audubon Society in 1977, the Joan Hodges Queneau Medal recognizes an individual who encourages cooperation between engineering professionals and environmentalists to create innovative solutions to environmental problems.
2016 Award recipientPast Recipients

AAES Chair’s Award

The AAES Chair's Award is presented by the AAES Chair to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the welfare of our nation.
2016 Award Recipient, Past Recipients