The ASME Medal, created in 1920, is the highest award of ASME (founded as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers) for "eminently distinguished engineering achievement".[1][2]

ASME Medal
Awarded forhighest award bestowed to recognize “eminently distinguished engineering achievement.”
CountryUnited States
Presented byASME
Reward(s)Certificate, honorarium and Medal
First awarded1920

The yearly award consists of a gold medal, inscribed with the words "What is not yet, may be",[3] a certificate and $15,000 of cash.[2]

ASME also gives out a number of other awards yearly, including the Edwin F. Church Medal, the Holley medal, and the Soichiro Honda medal.[4]

List of recipientsEdit

Source: ASME

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Dawson, Virginia P. (1996), "Knowledge is power: E. G. Bailey and the invention and marketing of the Bailey Boiler Meter", Technology and Culture, 37 (3 (July 1996)): 493–526, doi:10.2307/3107162.
  2. ^ a b "ASME Medal". ASME. Retrieved 2011-10-01.
  3. ^ The American Engineer, 14 (1944–1945): 24, 1944. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Honors and Awards". ASME. Retrieved 2012-02-29.