The Erskine Ramsay Medal

The Ramsay Medal, established in 1948, and funded by AIME, recognizes distinguished achievement in coal mining, to include both bituminous coal and anthracite. The medal is accompanied by an engrossed diploma containing a citation of the service or achievement upon which the award is based. Election to this honor is by the SME Coal & Energy Division Officers with notification to the SME Executive Committee. Eligibility The conditions of eligibility are as follows: 1) there are no limitations regarding nationality, membership in the Institute, or otherwise; 2) a candidate must be a living person able and willing to present himself in person to receive the award; and 3) no person who has been awarded any of the other eight major AIME awards (Douglas, Saunders, Lucas, Rand, Richards, Fairless, Hardinge, and McConnell) is eligible for the Ramsay Medal.

   

Award Recipients

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2015 - Wen Su

For demonstrated technical excellence and extensive published work on coal mine ground control that has benefited the safety and success of the entire coal industry.


About The Erskine Ramsay Medal Award:
The Ramsay Medal, established in 1948, and funded by AIME, recognizes distinguished achievement in coal mining, to include both bituminous coal and anthracite.

2014 - Christopher Mark
2013 - Michael Karmis
2012 - Christopher Bise
2010 - Joseph A. Main
2009 - Lewis V. Wade
2008 - Garold R. Spindler
2007 - Royce J. Watts
2006 - Donovan F. Symonds
2005 - Raja V. Ramani
2004 - Fredrick D. Palmer
2003 - Stanley C. Suboleski
2002 - Syd S. Peng
2001 - Robert E. Murray
2000 - Robert L. Frantz
1999 - Eugene R. Palowitch
1998 - Irl F. Engelhardt
1997 - E. Morgan Massey
1996 - B. R. Brown
1995 - J. E. “Jack” Katlic
1994 - R. Eugene Samples
1993 - John T. Boyd
1992 - John L. Schroder, Jr.
1991 - Thomas V. Falkie
1990 - Otes Bennett, Jr.
1989 - Joseph W. Leonard
1988 - Bill S. Taylor
1987 - John Turyn, Jr.
1986 - Louis Kuchinic, Jr.
1985 - Robert H. Quenon
1984 - E. Minor Pace
1983 - Raymond E. Zimmerman
1982 - Woods G. Talman
1981 - William N. Poundstone
1980 - Clayton G. Ball
1979 - Edwin R. Phelps
1978 - Nicholas T. Camicia
1977 - James D. Reilly
1976 - David A. Zegeer
1975 - Charles Jackson Potter
1974 - John T. Ryan, Jr.
1973 - Dennis L. McElroy
1972 - James Rowland Cudworth
1971 - Jesse F. Core
1970 - Charles E. Lawall
1969 - James Harvey Pierce
1967 - G. Albert Shoemaker
1964 - R. Livingston Ireland
1963 - George Hutchinson Love
1961 - Donald Markle
1960 - Raymond Ernest Salvati
1955 - G. H. Deike
1954 - Luther C. Campbell
1951 - James Bain Morrow
1950 - Paul Weir
1949 - Eugene McAuliffe