Brimacombe Medalist

This mid-career award recognizes individuals with sustained excellence and achievement in business, technology, education, public policy, or science related to materials science and engineering and with a record of continuing service to the profession.

The honorees will be given a certificate and lapel pin. Recipients of this award may be eligible for Acta Materialia Gold Medal, AIME Honorary Membership, Fellow, William Hume-Rothery, and IOM/Mehl.

For more information on this award, view the bylaws.


  1. Must be a current professional member of TMS and have been a member for at least five consecutive years.
  2. May not reach his/her 50th birthday by December 31 of the year in which the initial nomination is made.

How to Nominate

Submission Deadline:
April 1 of each year.

Please submit the following documents to complete the nomination process:

  1. Completed nomination form.
  2. A resume of no more than four pages describing the following:
    1. The first page will be a resume of the candidate, to include: date of birth, educational background, positions held, and other information describing the candidate.
    2. The second page will describe the most significant career achievements of the candidate; the quality of these achievements is more important than the quantity.
    3. The third page will describe the candidate’s service to the profession; separate sections may describe service to TMS as distinct from other service activities.
    4. The fourth page will provide testimonials relating to the candidate’s achievements and service to the profession.

Send complete nomination packet to TMS Awards.

Current Year Awardee(s)

2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Brad Boyce
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2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Kyle Brinkman
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2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Amy Clarke
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2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Nikhil Gupta
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2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Christina Meskers
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2020 Brimacombe Medalist
Andre Phillon
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Past Years Awardees

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