|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 James Douglas Gold Medal Award
The James Douglas Gold Medal was established in 1922. The award recognizes distinguished achievement in nonferrous metallurgy, including both the benefication of ores and the alloying and utilization of nonferrous metals. Dr. James Douglas, founder of Phelps Dodge Corporation and twice President of AIME, was also an AIME Honorary Member. He was an industrialist, a mining engineer, a metallurgical engineer and a noted inventor of metallurgical equipment.
View a comprehensive listing of
past winners on the AIME website.
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