Official ASME Group

Materials Division

The goal of the Materials Division (MD) is to encourage and foster research and development, and the publication of significant technical information within the scope of the Division.

Honors & Awards

Recognition of outstanding achievement in engineering is one of the major objectives of ASME. Through its programs of honors and awards, ASME recognizes outstanding contributions to the art and science of engineering.

Society Awards

  • Nadai Medal
    The Nadai Medal is awarded in recognition of significant contributions and outstanding achievements which broaden the field of materials engineering. Nomination Deadline Date: February 1st
  • Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award
    The Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award recognizes early career research excellence in the areas of experimental, computational, and theoretical mechanics and materials by young investigators who are within 10 years after their Ph.D. degree, with special emphasis placed on under-represented groups. Nomination Deadline Date: February 1st

Division Awards

Nominations link for processing division awards: Unit Awards

Important Award Information For Recipients of Monetary Awards

Please note that honorariums cannot be distributed without receipt of applicable tax forms. If you are a recipient of a monetary award, you will be contacted by ASME staff regarding tax forms you will need to complete, as well as how to submit them to us.