Description: The Allen R. Matthews Award was established in honor of ITEA’s founder. The award is presented to an individual for a lasting, significant contribution to the field of T&E, such as the cumulative effect of a distinguished career. It is the highest award bestowed by ITEA.
Eligibility: The recipient must be a member of ITEA, and contributions to other professional technical associations with a connection to T&E will also be considered in the selection process. Teams, organizations, or institutions are not eligible for this award.
- Length of time over which contributions have been made.
- Impact of contributions to T&E and its community.
- Significant achievements that benefited a professional technical association (e.g. ITEA, ITC, AIAA, NDIA) as a result of an office held or committee involvement.
- Services performed that enhance and strengthen the profession of T&E.
1990 Allen R. Matthews (posthumously)
1991 James A. Means, Ph.D.
1992 Walter W. Hollis
1993 Charles E. “Pete” Adolph
1994 Lt Gen Howard W. Leaf, USAF
1995 Marion L. Williams, Ph.D.
1996 Richard R. Ledesma
1997 Ralph Wetzl
1998 Patricia A. Sanders, Ph.D.
1999 John M. Rampy
2000 Honorable Philip E. Coyle, III
2001 John F. Gehrig
2002 Matthew T. Reynolds
2003 John V. Bolino
2004 Paul K. Arthur
2005 Charles K. Watt, Ph.D.
2006 Eugene Law
2007 George R. Ryan, Jr.
2008 Charles E. McQueary, Ph.D.
2009 Ernst A. Seglie, Ph.D.
2010 James J. Streilein, Ph.D.
2011 John B. Foulkes, Ph.D.
2012 Thomas R. Berard
2013 Joseph Durham, Ph.D.
2014 William E. Schane
2015 H. Steven Kimmel, Ph.D.