AIME Robert Lansing Hardy Award

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Established through The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) by Arthur C. Hardy, this award is in memory of his son, Robert Lansing Hardy, a young man of great promise in the field of physical metallurgy and Junior Member of AIME, who died suddenly at the age of 25.

This award recognizes a young person in the broad fields of metallurgy and materials science for exceptional promise of a successful career, rather than for any specific accomplishment. The broad fields of metallurgy and materials science include minerals processing, extractive, physical or adaptive metallurgy, and metal processing.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsThe Minerals, Metals and Materials Society


  • metallurgy
  • materials
  • microscopy