Hoover Medal

The Hoover Medal is an engineering prize given jointly by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). It is administered by the ASME. The medal is awarded for "outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity".

Receipient List

  • 1930, Herbert Hoover
  • 1936, Ambrose Swasey
  • 1938, John Frank Stevens
  • 1940, Gano Dunn
  • 1941, D. Robert Yarnall
  • 1942, Gerard Swope
  • 1944, Ralph E. Flanders
  • 1945, William Henry Harrison
  • 1946, Vannevar Bush
  • 1948, Malcolm Pirnie
  • 1949, Frank B. Jewett
  • 1950, Karl T. Compton
  • 1951, William L. Batt
  • 1952, Clarence D. Howe
  • 1954, Alfred P. Sloan Jr.
  • 1955, Charles F. Kettering
  • 1956, Herbert Hoover Jr.
  • 1957, Scott Turner
  • 1958, Raymond A. Wheeler
  • 1959, Henry T. Heald
  • 1960, Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1961, Mervin J. Kelly
  • 1962, Walker Lee Cisler
  • 1963, James Rhyne Killian Jr.
  • 1964, John Alexander McCone
  • 1966, Lillian Moller Gilbreth
  • 1967, Lucius D. Clay
  • 1968, Sir Harold Hartley
  • 1969, Edgar F. Kaiser
  • 1970, John Erik Jonsson
  • 1971, Luis A. Ferré
  • 1972, Frederick R. Kappel
  • 1973, William Joseph Hedley
  • 1974, David Packard
  • 1975, James Boyd
  • 1976, James B. Fisk
  • 1977, Peter C. Goldmark
  • 1978, Donald C. Burnham
  • 1979, Charles M. Brinckerhoff
  • 1980, Stephen D. Bechtel Jr.
  • 1981, Arnold O. Beckman
  • 1982, Michel T. Halbouty
  • 1983, Joseph J. Jacobs
  • 1984, Kenneth A. Roe
  • 1985, Robert C. West
  • 1986, Lawrence P. Grayson
  • 1987, Martin Goland
  • 1988, William R. Gianelli
  • 1989, John J. McKetta
  • 1990, Joseph M. Rodgers
  • 1991, Haldor F. Topsoe
  • 1992, Roland W. Schmitt
  • 1993, Mario G. Salvadori
  • 1994, William J. Carroll
  • 1995, Dean Kamen
  • 1996, M. Hasan Nouri
  • 1997, Otto J. Helweg
  • 1998, James Earl Carter Jr.
  • 2001, Richard H. Stanley
  • 2002, Charles H. Thornton
  • 2003, Barry K. Thacker
  • 2005, Sudabeh Shoja
  • 2007, Bernard Amadei
  • 2008, APJ Abdul Kalam
  • 2012, N R Narayana Murthy
  • 2013, Steve Wozniak
  • 2015, Robert S. Langer
  • 2016, Leonard Harris
  • 2017, John Staehlin
  • 2018, David C. Baldwin
  • 2019, Marc Edwards