|Fellow: an individual who has distinguished himself/herself in some field in which the Society has interest, who has been a member of the Society for at least ten consecutive years and whose contributions to the Society and the technical community have justified this honor
G. A. Brewer: an outstanding practicing experimentalist
D. J. DeMichele: exemplary service and support of promoting the Science and educational aspects of modal analysis technology.
D. J. DeMichele Scholarship: Given to a student presenting a paper at IMAC to help with travel expenses.
A. J. Durelli: Introduction of an innovative approach or method early in career.
M. M. Frocht: Outstanding achievement as an educator in the field of experimental mechanics.
D. R. Harting: the Experimental Techniques Outstanding Paper Award.
M. Hetenyi: best research paper published in Experimental Mechanics
B. J. Lazan: outstanding original technical contributions to experimental mechanics
||Honorary Member: An Honorary Member is an individual of widely recognized eminence in the field of experimental mechanics
W. M. Murray Medal: the Society's prestige lecture.
S. Nemat-Nasser: for distinguished, innovative and outstanding work that has realized the impact of experimental mechanics on other scientific and engineering fields through an integrated multidisciplinary research.
R. E. Peterson: best applications paper published in Experimental Mechanics
Student Paper Competition: presentations are judged on the basis of technical content, organization of material, effectiveness of delivery, adherence to allotted presentation time and response to questions
F. G. Tatnall: for long and distinguished service to the society
C. E. Taylor: technical excellence in optical stress analysis and good citizenship within SEM
P. S. Theocaris: distinguished, innovative and outstanding work in experimental mechanics
F. Zandman: significant contributions to the development of measurements or the applications utilizing photoelastic coatings