The Milton E. Wadsworth Award

The Milton E. Wadsworth Metallurgy Award, established in 1992, recognizes distinguished contributions that advance our understanding of the science and technology of non-ferrous chemical metallurgy.

Conditions for eligibility are as follows:

  1. There are no limitations regarding nationality, race, creed, sex, membership in the society, or otherwise;

  2. A candidate must be a living person who is able to personally receive the award at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration;

  3. Recipients of other MPD, SME and AIME awards are fully eligible to receive the Milton E. Wadsworth Award;

  4. Areas eligible for consideration include, chemical thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical kinetics, transport phenomena, and other phenomena occurring in metallurgical processes such as hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy and electrometallurgy.

The award shall consist of a plaque, appropriately engraved with the name of the award, the name of the recipient, and the citation which describes the achievement upon which the award is based. The award will be presented at a lecture of the recipient’s choice at the Annual SME Meeting following his or her selection. Election to this honor is by the MPD Executive Committee with notification to the SME Executive Committee.

All nominations are due June 1.

Contact SME Awards for more information.

   

2014 - David B. George

For his significant contributions to the field of extractive metallurgy and pioneering development of copper pyrometallurgical processes- specifically the Kennecott- Outotec flash converting process.

About The Milton E. Wadsworth Award:
 
The Milton E. Wadsworth Metallurgy Award, established in 1992, recognizes distinguished contributions that advance our understanding of the science and technology of non-ferrous chemical metallurgy.
 

2013 - Gary A. Kordosky
2012 - Jan D. Miller
2011 - Corale Brierley
2010 - William Davenport
2009 - W. Joseph Schlitt
2008 - Corby G. Anderson
2007 - Randolph E. Scheffel
2006 - John O. Marsden
2005 - Ramana G. Reddy
2004 - Kwadwo Osseo-Asare
2003 - Ian M. Ritchie
2002 - Patrick R. Taylor
2001 - J. Brent Hiskey
2000 - Venkoba Ramachandran
1999 - James A. Brierley
1998 - Robert G. Robins
1997 - John E. Dutrizac
1996 - Joseph E. House
1995 - Robert W. Bartlett
1994 - Kenneth N. Han
1993 - Milton E. Wadsworth