|G. A. Brewer:
An outstanding practicing experimentalist.
G. L. Cloud Scholarship:
Recognizing a unique individual and his/her aspirations to pursue a graduate degree in experimental mechanics and to create new knowledge that leads to sustainable improvements in the human condition.
J. W. Dally Young Investigatorr:
To recognize a young professional (within 10 years of Ph.D.) who has made significant contributions in education and has demonstrated an excellence in research in the field of experimental mechanics.
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.
Best research paper published in
Young Investigator Award:
Special achievement award for
B. J. Lazan:
Outstanding original technical contributions to experimental mechanics.
W. M. Murray Medal:
The Society's prestige lecture.
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.
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.
Significant contributions to the development of measurements or the applications utilizing photoelastic coatings.
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.
An Honorary Member is an individual of widely recognized eminence in the field of experimental mechanics.
JSA Young Investigator Lecture
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.