The Washington Award
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1950's - Wilfred Sykes
1950 – Wilfred Sykes for invention of electrical machines and steel processes for advances in industrial administration and cooperation for counsel to state and college.
1950's - Edwin Howard Armstrong
1951 – Edwin Howard Armstrong for outstanding inventions basic to radio transmission and reception, and notable service to his country.
1950's - Henry Townley Heald
1952 – Henry Townley Heald for distinguished leadership in engineering education in industrial technology in scientific research and in civic affairs.
1950's - Gustav Egloff
1953 – Gustav Egloff for distinguished leadership in petroleum research and development in professional activities and in community service.
1950's - Lillian Moller Gilbreth
1954 – Lillian Moller Gilbreth for her outstanding contributions to engineering and scientific management, for her unselfish devotion to the problems of the disabled.
1950's - Charles Erwin Wilson
1955 – Charles Erwin Wilson for significant leadership in engineering and management and for altruistic devotion to national defense.
1950's - Robert E. Wilson
1956 - Robert E. Wilson for unusual dedication of leadership through science and engineering to the advancement of research, industry, education and public affairs.
1950's - Walker Lee Cisler
1957 – Walker Lee Cisler for outstanding and untiring service to his country by making the world a better place to live through electric power.
1950's - Ben Moreell
1958 – Ben Moreell for distinguished service as a skilled engineer, outstanding naval officer, industrialist, Christian layman and Hoover Commission associate.
1950's - James R. Killian, Jr.
1959 – James R. Killian, Jr. for exceptional leadership and achievement in scientific and technological education and distinguished service to his country.
Award Recipient of 2022