SEAS Alumni Page
Distinguished Medals & Awards

A Call for Medal Nominations

You are invited to nominate candidates for the Egleston Medal, the highest award of the Columbia Engineering School Alumni Association, and the Pupin Medal, the prestigious award given by the School and the University, sponsored by the Alumni Association.

Criteria for The Egleston Medal

The Egleston Medal is awarded to a living alumnus/a of SEAS in recognition of distinguished engineering achievement. The award is given for a notable application of an engineering principle; the development of an industry, process, technique, or material; or the furtherance of a specific branch of the profession. It was established in 1939 to honor the memory of Thomas Egleston, founder in 1864 of the Columbia College of Mines, from which developed Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Criteria for The Pupin Medal

The Pupin Medal is awarded for "Service to the Nation in Engineering, Science or Technology." To be eligible, the candidate (1) must be living at the time of the recommendation; (2) must be an engineer or scientist or possess an honorary or graduate degree in science or engineering; (3) must have been affiliated with Columbia University for at least one year either as an enrolled student, a faculty member, or a University administrator.

A Nomination Packet will be sent to you when you submit the following form or call 212-854-4472. Completed nominations for the Pupin and Egleston Medals are accepted at any time and will be presented to the respective committees for consideration at their next meeting.

Name             Class 
City            State  Zip 
E-Mail Address 
Daytime Phone Number 
 Egleston Medal      Pupin Medal

Click on the hammers to return to the SEAS Alumni Home Page