Medals and Awards

Presentation of awards for excellence is an important SEG activity. Members and Fellows of the Society are urged to participate in this important process by nominating outstanding candidates for this prestigious honor. Candidates representing each of the three components of SEG membership—industry, government, and academia—are solicited.

Nominate

R.A.F. Penrose Gold Medal

Awarded in recognition of a full career in the performance of outstanding work in the earth sciences.
Qualifications and past recipients.

Christoph A. Heinrich

2017 Recipient

Christoph A. Heinrich


SEG Silver Medal

Awarded to recipients in mid-career for excellence in original work in the geology of mineral deposits.
Qualifications and past recipients.

Karen D. Kelley

2017 Recipient

Karen D. Kelley


Ralph W. Marsden Award

Awarded for exceptional stewardship and contributions to Society affairs.
Qualifications and past recipients.

François Robert

2017 Recipient

François Robert


Waldemar Lindgren Award

Awarded to an individual under the age of 37 in recognition of published research that represents an outstanding contribution to economic geology.
Qualifications and past recipients.

Pilar Lecumberri Sanchez

2017 Recipient

Pilar Lecumberri Sanchez


Brian J. Skinner Award

Awarded to the author(s) of an outstanding paper published in Economic Geology.
Qualifications and past recipients.

Daohan Zhang

2017 Recipient

Daohan Zhang

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Nominating Instructions

SEG Members and Fellows are urged to participate in this important process by nominating outstanding candidates for this prestigious honor. Candidates representing each of the three components of SEG membership—industry, government, and academia—are solicited.

A nomination must be supported by signed letters of support from three SEG Fellows or Members to be considered by the SEG Awards Committee and SEG Council.

Submit letters and award nomination form to Alison Cronk at alisoncronk@segweb.org.

Application Deadline: July 15 of the current year.