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NOMINATION TIMELINE

AWARD DEADLINE: APRIL 1st
  • April: Nominations and required supporting documents are due.
  • June: Appointed award committees review nominations and make selections.
  • November: Award recipients and principal nominators are notified of their selection.
  • February: Awards are presented at the TMS Annual Meeting.

Awards listed under "Other Awards" may have separate nomination deadlines, as indicated.


Professional Honors and Awards
Recipients of the William Hume-Rothery Award

2000s-1990s
1980s-1970s

2011
John Agren

2010
Didier DeFontaine

2009
John H. Perepezko

2008
Lih J. Chen

2007
Simon C. Moss

2006
William Alan Oates

2005
Uichiro Mizutani

2004
Hubert Aaronson

2003
(no award given)

2002
Larry Kaufman

2001
Balazs L. Gyorffy

2000
Armen G. Khachaturyan

1999
Mats Hillert

1998
Ryoichi Kikuchi

1997
Bruno Predel

1996
William L. Johnson

1995
David G. Pettifor

1994
Ole J. Kleppa

1993
John W. Cahn

1992
James C. Phillips

1991
Erwin Parthé

1990
Bill C. Giessen

1989
Y. Austin Chang

1988
Michael F. Ashby

1987
Andre Jean Guinier

1986
David Turnbull

1985
Richard E. Watson

1984
Henry Ehrenreich

1983
Leo Brewer

1982
Pol Duwez

1981
Andries R. Miedema

1980
Thaddeus B. Massalski

1979
Lawrence S. Darken

1978
Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr.

1977
Jacques Friedel

1976
Charles Barrett

1975
William B. Pearson

1974
Paul A. Beck


How to Nominate a Colleague

To nominate a deserving professional review the descriptions and criteria on the Honors and Awards page and complete the convenient online Nomination Form, or download the Nomination Form (PDF) which contains a complete explanation of each award and how to nominate a colleague. Nominations must be received according to the timeline and deadlines as listed. TMS members may also be interested in reviewing the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) site for additional award opportunities. Nominations must be received according to the posted deadlines.

For More Information

For more information about honors and awards available through TMS, please contact the TMS Professional Affairs Administrator at:

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 232
Fax (724) 776-3770
E-Mail awards@tms.org