Hoover Medal

American engineering prize

The Hoover Medal is an American engineering prize.

It has been given since 1930 for "outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity".

The prize is given jointly by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

It is named for Herbert Hoover, the first recipient, who was an engineer by profession.[1]


  1. "Hoover Medal". ASME. Retrieved 16 November 2015.