Funded by AIME, this award was established to honor Dr. Champion H. Mathewson, President of the Institute in 1943. Honorary Member of AIME, and noted scientist and teacher.
This award recognizes a paper, or series of closely related papers with at least one common author, which represents the most significant contribution to scientific findings that promote broad engineering application of metallic materials in the award period.
The award consists of the Mathewson Medal and an engraved plate in a walnut plaque.
For more information on this award, view the bylaws.
- This award recognizes a paper or series of closely related papers with at least one common author published within the two-year period ending on October 31 that represents significant contribution to scientific findings that promote broad engineering application of metallic materials. Nominated papers should be based on the publication date, not the issue or online date.
- All papers published in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A and B are automatically considered by procedures established by the committee. Other TMS publications that are peer reviewed to Metallurgical and Materials Transactions standards are considered if nominated. Nominations are to be by open process.
- Multiple awards may be given in topical areas deemed appropriate by the selection committee.
How to Nominate
April 1 of each year.
Please submit the following documents to complete the nomination process:
- Completed nomination form.
- Nominator's Supporting Statement: This statement is to be included within the principal nominator’s cover letter. The supporting statement should outline the qualifications of the nominee/paper for the specific award. The nominator’s supporting statement and letter should be no more than two pages.
- Photocopy or PDF of the nominated paper(s).
- A letter of endorsement. The letter should be no longer than one page.
Send complete nomination packet to TMS Awards.