• Technical and Professional Recognitions

  • UOP Technology Award

    UOP Technology Award

    The UOP Technology Award, established 1973, recognized an outstanding achievement in the conception, design, or implementation of instrumentation and/or process control in an area of activity covered by the scope of the Society's Automation & Technology Department. The award was endowed by UOP, Des Plaines, Illinois, a Platinum Patron of ISA's Honors & Awards Program.

    Honorees

    1973 F.K. Harris
    1974 E.D.Mannherz
    1974 R.F. Schmoock
    1975 H.S. Harman
    1976 E.R. Fenske
    1977 R.L. Frick
    1978 A.D. Kurtz
    1979 I. Cherniack
    1980 J.M Paros
    1981 R. Villalobos
    1982 L.J. Griffey
    1983 V.V. Tivy
    1984 Not Awarded
     
    1985 R. Dallimonti
    1986 Not Awarded
    1987 H.D. Baumann
    1988 P.B. Jacob
    1989 Yog-Zai Lu
    1990 D.A. Krohn
    1991 R. Gilmont
    1992 T.P. Wang
    1993 W.H. Wagner
    1994 J.G. Converse
    1995 K.L. Hopkins
    1996 J.J. McCarthy
    1997 Not Awarded
    1998 Not Awarded
    1999 W.F. Bechtel
    2000 V.A. Lauher
    2001 L.H. Fricke
    2002 D.W. Spitzer
    2003 Not Awarded
    2004 P. van Vuuren
    2005 J.W. Harris
    2006 C.R. Jones
    2007 D.P. Mayeaux
    2008 S.W. Allison
    2009 V.R. Dooley
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 B. Beauregard

    Kermit M. Fischer Environmental Award

    Kermit M. Fischer Environmental Award

    The Kermit M. Fischer Environmental Award recognized an outstanding achievement in the conception, design, and/or implementation of an application of instrumentation and/or automatic control in the field of environmental science, including applications for the enhancement or preservation of the environment. The award was in memory of Kermit Fischer.

    Honorees

    1980 J.A. Almo
    1981 R.M. Arthur
    1982 T.L. Stewart
    1983 J.F. Roesler
    1984 C.E. Everest
    1985 B.B. Mishra
    1986 L.B. Marsh
    1987 Not Awarded
    1988 Not Awarded
    1989 H.E. Magadanz
    1990 Not Awarded
    1991 G.K. McMillan
    1992 Not Awarded
    1993 R.S. Saltzman
    1994 Not Awarded
    1995 Not Awarded
    1996 G.B. Foster
    1997 D.E. Podkulski
    1998 M.L. Simpson
    1999 Not Awarded
    2000 Not Awarded
    2001 R.E. Sherman
    2002 Not Awarded
    2003 Not Awarded
    2004 J.M. Clemons
    2006 J.F. Tatera
    2007 Not Awarded
    2008 Not Awarded
    2009 Not Awarded
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 Not Awarded

    ISA Analysis Division Luft Award

    ISA Analysis Division Luft Award

    The ISA Analysis Division Luft Award recognized outstanding contributions in the analytical technology field. The award was named after the recognized inventor of the first process analyzer, Dr. Karl F. Luft, on the 75th anniversary of this technology in 2008 and was endowed by the ISA Analysis Division, a Platinum Patron of ISA's Honors & Awards Program.

    Honorees

    2009 J.M. Clemons
    2010 R.S. Saltzman
    2011 J.G. Converse

    E. G. Bailey Award

    E. G. Bailey Award

    The E.G. Bailey Award, established in 1985, recognized excellence in the design, development or application of instrumentation, systems, and automation in the utilities or process control industries. The award was in honor of E. G. Bailey, an Honorary Member of ISA.

    Honorees

    1985 A.I. Pressman
    1986 Not Awarded
    1987 Not Awarded
    1988 W.M. Hickam
    1989 J. Staroselsky
    1990 C.E. Wood
    1991 J.E. Pitrak
    1992 Not Awarded
    1993 T.L. Tolliver
    1994 G.L. Faul
    1995 F.P. Harthun
    1996 D.D. Harrold
    1997 D.K. Frerichs
    1998 S. Raghavachardi
    1999 I.C. Ume
    2000 Not Awarded
    2001 G.R. White
    2002 Not Awarded
    2003 T.D. Schleiss
    2004 R.H. Morse
    2005 D.E. Labbe
    2006 C.W. Taft
    2007 Not Awarded
    2008 J.W. Gay
    2009 Not Awarded
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 R.G. Dhalwani


     

    Douglas H. Annin Award

    Douglas H. Annin Award

    The Douglas H. Annin Award recognized an outstanding achievement in the design, application, or development of the components in an automatic control system from the input measurement through the final control element. The award was in honor of Douglas H. Annin, a pioneer in modern-day control valve actuation and control valve body design.

    Honorees

    1985 J.E. Hewson
    1986 G.F. Stiles
    1987 E.H. Bristol
    1988 O.P. Lovett
    1989 J.B. Arant
    1990 E.F. Holben
    1991 J.J. Pinto
    1992 D.W. Spitzer
    1993 L. Datta-Barua
    1994 Not Awarded
    1995 H.W. Boger
    1996 Not Awarded
    1997 Not Awarded
    1998 Not Awarded
    1999 Not Awarded
    2000 Not Awarded
    2001 J.S. Alford, Jr.
    2002 L.C. de Souza
    2003 J. P. Gerry
    2004 S. Rhee
    2006 T.R. Barben
    2007 G.K. Law
    2008 J. Steinke
    2009 Not Awarded
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 Not Awarded

    Albert F. Sperry Award

    Albert F. Sperry Award

    The Albert F. Sperry Founder Award was the Society's outstanding achievement award and recognized an outstanding technical, educational or philosophical contribution to the science and technology of instrumentation, systems, and automation. The award was named for Albert F. Sperry who was internationally recognized for his contributions to the advancement and development of instrumentation as an innovator, a business executive and a Society leader. He served as the first ISA President and was elected an Honorary Member of ISA in 1956.

    Honorees

    1955 L. deForest
    1960 E. Muller
    1961 M.J.E. Golay
    1962 D.P. Eckman
    1963 N. Minorsky
    1964 D. Nickerson
    1965 D.G. Lampard
    1965 A.M. Thompson
    1966 D.M. Boyd Jr.
    1967 A. Kolin
    1968 N. Cohn
    1969 A.M. Zarem
    1970 H.P. Kalmus
    1971 A.R. Barringer
    1972 H.R. Chope
    1973 S.P. Jackson
    1974 J.G. Ziegler
    1974 N.B. Nichols
    1975 J.E. Starr
    1976 M.A. Faget
    1977 A.C. Ruge
    1978 W.C. Baumann
    1978 H. Small
    1978 T. Stevens
    1979 P.J. Herzl
    1980 W.P. Kistler
    1981 W.A. Bajek
    1982 C.C. Waugh
    1983 V.J. Cushing
    1984 G.B. Foster
    1985 P.S. Buckley
    1986 Not Awarded
    1987 Not Awarded
    1988 F.G. Shinskey
    1989 Not Awarded
    1990 T.J. Williams
    1991 S.G. Dukelow
    1992 H.E. Weaver, Jr.
    1993 Not Awarded
    1994 C.H. Cho
    1995 Not Awarded
    1996 Not Awarded
    1997 Not Awarded
    1998 Not Awarded
    1999 R. Dallimonti
    2000 Not Awarded
    2001 C.R. Liboni
    2002 A.M Dowell III
    2002 E.M. Drake
    2002 W.H. Johnson, Jr.
    2003 Not Awarded
    2004 J.A. Pittman
    2005 A.E. Summers
    2006 J.M. Paros
    2007 H.P. Zinschlag
    2008 R.L. Moore
    2009 K. Pister
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 Not Awarded

    Arnold O. Beckman Award

    Arnold O. Beckman Award

    The Arnold O. Beckman Founder Award recognized a significant technological contribution to the conception and implementation of a new principle of instrument design, development or application. The award was given in honor of Dr. Arnold O. Beckman who is internationally recognized for his outstanding contributions as a scientist, educator, executive, humanitarian and civic leader. He served as President of the Society in 1952 and was elected an Honorary Member in 1959.

    Honorees:

    1960 B.M Horton
    1961 C.H. Townes
    1962 Not Awarded
    1963 D.H. Johnson
    1964 W.P. Mason
    1965 G.W. Cook
    1966 J.C. Moore
    1967 R.J. Parent
    1968 W.F. Gerdes
    1969 K.S. Lion
    1970 J.E. Faller
    1971 D.R. Harting
    1972 J.C. Telinde
    1973 A.E. O'Keeffe
    1974 R.A. Kamper
    1975 J.F. Holland
    1975 J.D. McLean
    1976 Not Awarded
    1977 W.L. Wilcock
     
    1978 R.S. Newbower
    1979 V.J. Caldecourt
    1979 R.H. Solem
    1979 E.E. Timm
    1979 D.I. Townsend
    1980 Not Awarded
    1981 Not Awarded
    1982 A.E. Rodely
    1983 T.E. Miller Jr.
    1983 H. Small
    1984 C.W. Munday
    1985 R.E. Self
    1986 Not Awarded
    1987 Not Awarded
    1988 Not Awarded
    1989 E.J. Heilweil
    1990 W.G. Jennings
    1991 J.H. Kelly
    1992 Not Awarded
    1993 Not Awarded
    1994 C.B. Heuszel
    1995 D.W. Bible
    1996 Not Awarded
    1997 Not Awarded
    1998 L.C. Maxey
    1999 M. Agamalian
    1999 G.D. Wignall
    2000 Not Awarded
    2001 Not Awarded
    2002 Not Awarded
    2003 Not Awarded
    2004 Not Awarded
    2005 Not Awarded
    2006 Z. Chen
    2007 C.D. Feng
    2008 T. Thomas
    2009 J.C. Ziegert
    2010 Not Awarded
    2011 M. Klein

    Life Achievement Award

    Life Achievement Award

    The Life Achievement Award recognizes individuals with a history of sustained dedication to the instrumentation, systems, and automation community. This is a discretionary award of the Society and thus is not presented annually.

    Honorees

    1981 A.O. Beckman
    1987 H.C. Frost
    1990 E. Tieghi
    1995 T.J. Williams
    1998 J.R. Middleton
    1999 R.E. Morley
    2000 W.P. Kistler
    2001 Not Awarded
    2002 J.M. Berra
    2002 F.L. Maltby
    2003 Not Awarded
    2004 A.T. Mansutti
    2005 B.G. Lipták
    2006 P.B. Pitsker
    2007 K.A. Johanson
    2008 F.G. Shinskey
    2009 P.G. Martin
    2010 G.K. McMillan
    2011 W.G. Wilbanks

    Honorary Member

    Honorary Member

    Recognizes individuals, members or non-members, whose support of and/or contributions to the advancement of the automation profession deserve special recognition.  Honorary Member is the highest honor bestowed by the Society. An Honorary Member has the rights and privileges of a senior member.

    Award and Presentation

    Honorary Membership is conferred at the discretion of the Honors and Award Committee. There is no limit to the number of individuals who may granted Honorary Membership. The recognition includes a plaque to be presented to each recipient during the annual honors and awards program.

    Qualifications

    Candidates are identified, evaluated, and recommended by a subcommittee of the Honors and Awards Committee. The Honors and Awards Committee will review recommendations of the subcommittee and select a candidate to be submitted to the Executive Board for approval.

    Honorary Members

    The following is a list of those individuals whom the Society has conveyed the honor of ISA Honorary Member.

    Honorees

    1948 E.A. Uehline
    1954 E.G. Bailey
    1955 M.F. Behar
    1955 R. Rimbach
    1956 A.F. Sperry
    1957 W.G. Brombacher
    1957 R.D. Webb
    1959 A.O. Beckman
    1960 A.V. Astin
    1961 I.M. Stein
    1962 C.S. Draper
    1963 W.R. Hewlett
    1963 D. Packard
    1964 B.G. Ballard
    1964 B.H. Bristol
    1965 H.F. Dever
    1965 P.T. Sprague
    1966 W.B. Jones
    1967 J.D. Lindsey
    1967 R.E. Olson
    1968 W.A. Wildhack
    1969 W.H. Howe
    1970 R.P. Brown
    1971 P. Hart
    1971 J.G. Kerley
    1972 J.W. Fisher
    1972 R.T. Sheen
    1973 H.F. Moore
    1973 K. Fischer
    1974 H. Vollum
    1975 C.B. Moore
    1976 N. Cohn
    1976 J.M. Fluke
    1976 F.A. Lennon
    1977 N.W. Hartz
    1977 J.A. Parker
    1978 R.A. Bristol
    1979 W.A. Kates
    1979 N.B. Nichols
    1979 P.A. Sprague
    1980 W.A. Crawford
    1980 R.A. Schlegel
    1981 A.V. Novak
    1981 E.W. Pitt
    1982 P.F. Pagerey
    1982 T.M. Shive
    1983 R.L. Martin
    1983 P. Wing Jr.
    1984 D.C. Strain
    1985 E.G. Rorke
    1985 W.R. Sedlacek
    1986 H.C. Webster
    1987 J.H. Tolson
    1988 J.T. Anagnost
    1988 G. Striker
    1989 E. Ambler
    1989 H.S. Wilson
    1990 M.A. Keyes IV
    1990 T.M. Stout
    1991 V.H. Heath
    1992 P.W. Murrill
    1993 W.A. Bajek
    1994 L.M. Zoss
    1995 C.F. Knight
    1995 T.J. Williams
    1996 M.D. Winfield
    1997 Not Awarded
    1998 Not Awarded
    1999 W.B. Moore
    2000 W.H. Gates
    2000 B.R. Hollander
    2001 G.F Harvey
    2002 J. Truchard
    2003 J.G. Stevenson
    2004 L.M. Soule
    2005 K.D. Nosbusch
    2006 C.A. Cabrera
    2007 W. Jeffrey
    2008 H.D. Baumann
    2008 M. Walker
    2009 L.W. Moore
    2010 D. Kamen
    2011 A.S. Chatha
    2012 P.J. Galeski