2023 USACM Award Nomination

Use the link below to nominate a USACM member for the following 2023 USACM awards: John von Neumann Medal, The Belytschko Medal, The Thomas J.R. Hughes Medal, The J. Tinsley Oden Medal, The Gallagher Young Investigator Medal, and USACM Fellow. Nominations are being accepted through January 31, 2023.

Nomination criteria as found in the guidelines are as follows:·       

  • A nominator can only nominate one candidate for each award, with the exception of the Fellow nomination, where no more than three nominations can be made.  (Note: A separate nomination form should be submitted for each Fellow nomination if nominating more than one.)
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted.
  • Each nomination must be made using the USACM Honors and Awards Nomination Form below.
  • Nominations of minority and female candidates are strongly encouraged
  • Members of the Honors & Awards Committee may only nominate candidates for the award of Fellow.
  • Members of Honors and Award subcommittees may not nominate a candidate for the Award being reviewed by the subcommittee on which they are serving.
  • Awards are open to all USACM Individual Active Members with the following exceptions:
    • Members of the Honors & Awards Committee and the Executive Committee are only eligible to be nominated for and receive the award of Fellow. They will not be eligible for any other award.
    • A person is eligible to receive only one of the following awards in a lifetime: Belytschko Medal, Hughes Medal, and Oden Medal.  This also refers to the awards that preceded these Medals.
    • An age limit (40 years old or younger) for the Gallagher Young Investigator Award is set.
    • John von Neumann Medal is to be awarded to outstanding researchers in the area of computational mechanics whose affiliation is with a U.S. Institution.
  • A one-page CV should be uploaded with the nomination form. The vita must contain name, affiliation, honors and awards, and significant professional contributions pertinent to the award. If the nomination is for the Gallagher Young Investigator Award, the CV must include date of birth.