The Washington Award
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1940's - Daniel Cowan Jackling
1940 – Daniel Cowan Jackling for pioneering in a large-scale mining and treatment of low-grade copper ores, releasing vast resources from formerly worthless deposits.
1940's - Ralph Budd
1941 – Ralph Budd for vision and courageous leadership in advancing the technological fronties of high speed railroad transportation.
1940's - William Lamont Abbott
1942 – William Lamont Abbott for advancing the standards of the engineering profession and aiding combustion research.
1940's - Andrey Abraham Potter
1943 – Andrey Abraham Potter for distinguished leadership in engineering education and research and patriotic service in mobilizing technical knowledge for victory in war and peace.
1940's - Henry Ford
1944 – Henry Ford for pioneer development of mass production of low cost automotive transportation which revolutionized the way of life.
1940's - Arthur Holly Compton
1945 – Arthur Holly Compton for his research and teaching in the physical sciences, increasing knowledge of the action of x-rays and cosmic rays.
1940's - Vannevar Bush
1946 – Vannevar Bush for outstanding leadership in organizing and directing scientific resources of the nation toward victory in World War II.
1940's - Karl Taylor Compton
1947 – Karl Taylor Compton for progressive administration of engineering education, for leadership in research, and for advancement of American industry in technology.
1940's - Ralph Edward Flanders
1948 – Ralph Edward Flanders for highly technical skill in perfecting the tools of the industry and distinguished service in the field of human relationships.
1940's - John Lucian Savage
1949 – John Lucian Savage for unselfish public service devoted to the creation of monumental hydraulic structures utilizing natural resources.
Award Recipient of 2021