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HFES Award Recipients


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The Jerome H. Ely Award was established in 1966 for the outstanding paper published in each volume of Human Factors.

1966 (for Vol. 6, 1964) Warren H. Teichner
1967 (for Vol. 7, 1965) Charles W. Simon
1968 (for Vol. 8, 1966) Stanley N. Roscoe, Scott G. Hasler, and Dora J. Dougherty (Strother)
1969 (for Vol. 9, 1967) Corwin A. Bennett, Samuel H. Winterstein, and Robert E. Kent
1970 (for Vol. 10, 1968) W. Dean Chiles, Earl A. Alluisi, and Oscar S. Adams
1971
(for Vol. 11, 1969)

(for Vol. 12, 1970)


James V. Bradley

Nicholas A. Bond, Jr.

1972 (for Vol. 13, 1971) Paul Webb
1973 (for Vol. 14, 1972) Steven L. Johnson and Stanley N. Roscoe
1974 (for Vol. 15, 1973) Robert C. Williges
1975 (for Vol. 16, 1974) Irwin Pollack
1976 (for Vol. 17, 1975) Richard E. Christ
1977 (for Vol. 18, 1976) Charles P. Greening
1978 (for Vol. 19, 1977) Bruce Durding, Curtis A. Becker, and John D. Gould
1979 (for Vol. 20, 1978) Dov Zohar
1980 (for Vol. 21, 1979) John Baxter and John Y. Harrison
1981 (for Vol. 22, 1980) Dov Zohar, Alexander Cohen, and Naomi Azar
1982 (for Vol. 23, 1981) Christopher D. Wickens, S. Joy Mountford, and William Schreiner
1983 (for Vol. 24, 1982) Steven J. Starr, Claudia R. Thompson, and Steven J. Shute
1984 (for Vol. 25, 1983) Walter W. Wierwille and Sidney A. Connor
1985 (for Vol. 26, 1984) Don H. Liles, S. Deivanayagam, M. M. Ayoub, and Prakesh Mahajan
1986 (for Vol. 27, 1985) Donald Vreuls and Richard W. Obermayer
1987 (for Vol. 28, 1986) Susan G. Hill and Karl H. E. Kroemer
1988 (for Vol. 29, 1987) John D. Gould, Lizette Alfaro, Vincent Barnes, Rich Finn, Nancy Grischkowsky, and Angela Minuto
1989 (for Vol. 30, 1988) Joyce H. Iavecchia, Helene P. Iavecchia, and Stanley N. Roscoe
1990 (for Vol. 31, 1989) Penelope M. Sanderson
1991 (for Vol. 32, 1990) Gavan Lintern, Stanley N. Roscoe, Jefferson M. Koonce, and Leon D. Segal
1992 (for Vol. 33, 1991) Anthony J. Aretz
1993 (for Vol. 34, 1992) Robert C. Williges, Beverly H. Williges, and Sung H. Han
1994 (for Vol. 35, 1993) Kevin B. Bennett, Mona L. Toms, and David D. Woods
1995 (for Vol. 36, 1994) Daniel Gopher, Maya Weil, and Tal Bareket


In 1996, the name of the award was changed to the Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Article Award.
 

1996 (for Vol. 37, 1995) Douglas J. Brems, Michael D. Rabin, and Jill L. Waggett
1997 (for Vol. 38, 1996) Raja Parasuraman, Mustapha Mouloua, and Robert Molloy
1998 (for Vol. 39, 1997) Thomas A. Dingus, Daniel V. McGehee, Natarajan Manakkal, Steven K. Jahns, Cher Carney, and Jonathan M. Hankey
1999 (for Vol. 40, 1998) John V. Draper, David B. Kaber, and John M. Usher
2000 (for Vol. 41, 1999) Stephanie A. Guerlain, Philip J. Smith, Jodi Heintz Obradovich, Sally Rudman, Patricia Strohm, Jack W. Smith, John Svirbely, and Larry Sachs
2001 (for Vol. 42, 2000) Raja Parasuraman, Anthony J. Massalonis, and Peter A. Hancock
2002 (for Vol. 43, 2001) Mark St. John, Michael B. Cowan, Harvey S. Smallman, and Heather M. Oonk
2003 (for Vol. 44, 2002) John D. Lee, Daniel V. McGehee, Timothy L. Brown, and Michelle L. Reyes
2004 (for Vol. 45, 2003) David Peebles and Peter C. H. Cheng
2005 (for Vol. 46, 2004) Marcus Watson and Penelope M. Sanderson
2006 (for Vol. 47, 2005) Mark St. John, Harvey S. Smallman, Daniel I. Manes, Bela A. Feher, and Jeffrey G. Morrison
2007 (for Vol. 48, 2006) Lloyd D. Tripp, Gerald Matthews, and Joel S. Warm
2008 (for Vol. 49, 2007) Nadine B. Sarter and Christopher D. Wickens
2009 (for Vol. 50, 2008) Stephanie M. Merritt and Daniel R. Ilgen
2010 (for Vol. 51, 2009) Christopher D. Wickens, Stephen R. Rice, David Heller, Shaun Hutchins, Jamie Hughes, and Krisstal Clayton
2011 (for Vol. 52, 2010) Jamie C. Gorman, Nancy J. Cooke, and Polemnia G. Amazeen
2012 (for Vol. 53, 2011) Rob Gray
2013 (for Vol. 54, 2012) Brian R. Ott, George D. Papandonatos, Jennifer D. Davis, and Peggy P. Barco
2014 (for Vol. 55, 2013) Grant S. Taylor and John S. Barnett
2015 (for Vol. 56, 2014) Raja Parasuraman, Brian Kidwell, Ryan Olmstead, Ming-Kuan Lin, Ryan Jankord, and Pamela Greenwood
2016 (for Vol. 57, 2015) David L. Strayer, Jonna Turrill, Joel M. Cooper, James R. Coleman, Nathan Medeiros-Ward, and Francesco Biondi
2017 (for Vol. 58, 2016) Christopher D. Wickens, Robert Gutzwiller, Alex Vieane, Benjamin A. Clegg, Angelia Sebok, and Jess Janes
 


The Honorary Foreign Membership Award was established in 1967.

 

1967 Joel Norman
1968 John A. Adolfson and Alan D. Baddeley
1969 Zbynek Bures and J. Hoskovec


In 1970 the award was revised and named the Distinguished Foreign Colleague Award.

 

1970 W. T. Singleton
1971 Boris F. Lomov
1972 K. H. F. Murrell
1973 Bernard G. Metz
1974 Brian Shackel
1975 John M. Rolfe
1976 Etienne P. Grandjean
1977 Elwyn Edwards
1978 Donald Broadbent
1979 Rainer K. Bernotat
1980 Masamitsu Oshima
1981 Jan Rosner
1982 E. Nigel Corlett
1983 Alain L. Wisner
1984 Walter Rohmert
1985 Ilkka Kuorinka
1986 Hans-Jorg Bullinger
1987 Jens Rasmussen
1988 Kyung S. (Ken) Park
1989 Kazutaka Kogi
1990 Ivan Brown
1991 Rabindra Nath Sen
1992 Houshang Shahnavaz
1993 Mitsuo Nagamachi
1994 Ong Choon Nam
1995 James Reason


In 1996, the award name was changed to the Distinguished International Colleague Award.

 

1996 Valeri F. Venda
1997 Shrawan Kumar
1998 Martin Helander
1999 Arne Aaras
2000 Danuta Koradecka
2001 Holger Luczak
2002 Margaret Bullock
2003 Sebastiano Bagnara
2004 Penelope M. Sanderson
2005 Y. Ian Noy
2006 Klaus J. Zink
2007 Patricia Ann Scott
2008 John R. Wilson
2009 Pierre Falzon

 

In 2010, the award name was changed to the Hal W. Hendrick Distinguished International Colleague Award.

 

2010 Gunilla Bradley
2011 Peter Vink
2012 Susumo Saito
2013 Daniel Gopher
2014 Hahlimahtun M. Khalid
2015 Jan Dul
2016 Gunnar Johannsen
2017 Elias Apud

 




The Paul M. Fitts Award was established in 1968 for outstanding contributions to the education and training of human factors specialists.

 

1970 Michael I. Posner
1971 John Lyman and Alexander C. Williams (posthumously)
1972 Ernest J. McCormick
1973 Alphonse Chapanis
1974 Stanley N. Roscoe
1975 M. M. Ayoub
1977 Thomas B. Sheridan
1978 Richard G. Pearson
1979 Thomas H. Rockwell
1980 Richard W. Pew
1981 Harry L. Snyder
1982 Newton C. Ellis
1983 Stephan A. Konz
1984 John C. Townsend
1985 Christopher D. Wickens
1986 Karl U. Smith
1987 Tarek M. Khalil
1988 Karl H. E. Kroemer
1989 Kenneth R. Laughery, Sr.
1990 Don B. Chaffin
1991 Philip B. Sampson
1992 Colin G. Drury
1993 Walter W. Wierwille
1995 Robert C. Williges


In 1996, the award name was changed to the Paul M. Fitts Education Award.

 

1996 Anil Mital
1997 John G. Casali
1998 Mark S. Sanders
1999 Herbert A. Colle
2000 John G. Kreifeldt
2001 Robert J. Beaton
2002 Richard D. Gilson
2003 Arthur D. Fisk
2004 Gavriel Salvendy
2005 Joel S. Warm
2006 Raja Parasuraman
2007 Deborah A. Boehm-Davis
2008 Peter A. Hancock
2009 William S. Marras
2010 Wendy A. Rogers
2011 Michael J. Smith
2012 Penelope M. Sanderson
2013 John Flach
2014 John D. Lee
2015 Patricia L. DeLucia
2016 Francis T. Durso
2017 Ann M. Bisantz

 




The A. R. Lauer Traffic Safety Award was established in 1968 for outstanding contributions to the understanding of driver behavior.

 

1969 Thomas H. Rockwell
1971 Theodore W. Forbes
1972 Slade F. Hulbert
1973 Albert Burg
1974 Lyman M. Forbes
1975 Leon G. Goldstein
1976 Highway Safety Research Center
1977 Herbert A. Moskowitz
1978 James McKnight
1979 Rudolph G. Mortimer
1980 Paul L. Olson
1981 Raymond C. Peck
1982 Kare S. Rumar
1983 Errol R. Hoffmann
1984 Walter W. Wierwille
1985 Leonard Evans
1986 Robert M. Nicholson
1987 Vivek D. Bhise
1988 Heikki Summala
1989 R. Wade Allen
1990 Robert E. Dewar
1991 Sauli Häakkinen
1992 James C. Fell
1993 Ivan Douglas Brown
1994 Truman M. Mast
1995 Helmut T. Zwahlen


In 1996, this award was renamed the A. R. Lauer Safety Award, and the scope was revised to include not only traffic safety but a broad range of safety issues.

 

1996 David Shinar
1997 Alison M. Smiley
1998 Mary K. Janke
2000 Thomas A. Dingus
2001 George A. Peters
2002 Valerie Gawron
2003 Michael S. Wogalter
2004 Eugene I. Farber
2005 Colin G. Drury
2006 Michael Sivak
2007 Peter A. Hancock
2008 Linda S. Angell
2009 Eduardo Salas
2010 Richard van der Horst
2011 Carol Pollack-Nelson
2012 Richard A. Tyrell
2013 Douglas Allan Wiegmann
2014 Vincent M. Ciriello
2015 Pascale Carayon
2016 Richard P. Compton
2017 John G. Casali

 




The Alexander C. Williams, Jr., Award was established in 1969 for outstanding human factors contributions to the design of a major operational system.

 

1970 Ralph E. Flexman and John C. Simons
1972 Charles R. Brown
1973 Stanley N. Roscoe
1974 Joseph Y. Yasutake
1975 William B. Knowles
1976 Duane T. McRuer
1977 Charles L. Mauro
1978 Lloyd Hitchcock, Stephen Merriman, and Julian Moore
1979 William C. Biel, Robert Chapman, John L. Kennedy, and Allen Newell
1980 Malcolm J. Brookes
1983 Terrence W. Faulkner
1983 Louis D. Silverstein
1984 Stephen J. Boies, John D. Gould, and John T. Richards
1985 Hal W. Hendrick
1986 Eric Harslem, Charles Irby, Ralph Kimball, and David Canfield Smith
1987 Steven M. Casey
1988 Bradley D. Purvis
1989 Thomas B. Malone, Mark Kirpatrick, Clifford C. Baker, and Robert M. Nicholson
1990 Jack A. Thorpe
1991 Steven P. Rogers and V. Alan Spiker
1992 Yao-Chung Tsao
1993 Jerry R. Duncan
1995 Harris Corporation Team


In 1996, this award was given a more descriptive name, the Alexander C. Williams, Jr., Design Award.

 

1996 IBM Corporation Team
1998 Steven M. Casey and Robert Henshaw
1999 Robert J. Beaton
2000 No award was given.
2001 Mihriban Whitmore
2002 No award was given.
2003 Alan Hedge
2004 Emily S. Patterson
2005 Bryce Rutter
2006 No award was given.
2007 Jay G. Pollack
2008 Brian M. Kleiner and Tonya L. Smith-Jackson
2009–2012 No award was given.
2013 Peter Hancock
2014 Jay G. Pollack
2015 Nancy L. Larson

 




Since 1969, the Best Student Paper Award has been given for the most outstanding paper presented at the annual meeting by a student registered in an accredited college or university.

 

1970 John F. O'Brien
1970 Cheryl Ann Burnette
1971 Christine Clark Dixon and James A. Gardner
1972 Emmett F. Kraus
1973 L. A. Scanlan
1974 Jerry R. Duncan
1975 Michael J. Kelly
1977 James P. Finnegan
1978 Nicholas Simonelli
1979 Richard S. Jensen
1980 Russell A. Benel
1981 Dwight P. Miller
1982 David L. Post, Edward B. Costanza, and Thomas M. Lippert


In 1983, the Best Student Paper Award was renamed the Alphonse Chapanis Award.

 

1983 William L. Derrick
1984 Michelle M. Robertson
1985 D. Craig Thornton
1986 Jill Annette Strawbridge
1987 Barry H. Beith
1988 Patricia M. Jones
1989 Anthony J. Aretz
1990 Donald E. Hameluck
1991 David Drascic
1992 Itiel E. Dror and Mark D. Lee
1993 Stephanie A. Guerlain
1994 Leon D. Segal
1995 Stephanie A. Guerlain


In 1996, the name of this award was changed to the Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award.

 

1996 Kermit G. Davis
1997 Jonathan K. Kies
1998 Beverly K. Jaeger
1999 Heechon You
2000 Ann Miller
2001 Robert A. Willis
2002 Sheryl L. Miller
2003 Julie M. Stark
2004 Skye Lee Pazuchanics
2005 Emily Muthard
2006 Laura K. Thompson
2007 Thomas Ferris, Shameem Hameed, Robert Penfold, and Nikil C. Rao
2008 Jason Telner
2009 Kihyo Jung, Ochae Kwon, and Ochae Kwon
2010 Christopher McClernon
2011 Stacy Balk
2012 Anthony McDonald
2013 Prashanth Rajivan
2014 Mia McLanders, Chiara Santomauro, Jimmy Tran, and Penelope Sanderson
2015 Christina A. Yee and Homayoon Kazerooni
2016 Timothy J. Neville, Paul M. Salmon, and Gemma J. M. Read
2017 Robin Mickelson and Richard Holden

 




The Jack A. Kraft Award was established in 1970 for significant efforts to extend or diversify the application of human factors principles and methods to new areas of endeavor.

 

1971 Henry Dreyfuss
1972 George A. Peters
1973 Henry M. Parsons
1974 Wesley E. Woodson
1975 Douglas H. Harris
1976 Tarek M. Khalil
1977 Sidney L. Smith
1978 Irving Streimer
1979 Norman Stuart Kirk
1980 John E. Karlin
1981 Maurice Rappaport
1982 Mark S. Sanders
1983 Joseph L. Seminara
1984 Alan D. Swain
1985 Melvin D. Montemerlo
1986 Howard L. Parris
1987 Richard E. Granda
1988 Mahmoud A. Ayoub
1989 Arnold M. Small
1990 Mark S. Hoffman
1991 John G. Casali
1993 Sandra G. Hart
1994 Harold P. Van Cott
1995 John D. Gould and Stephen J. Boies


In 1996, the name of this award was changed to the Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award.

 

1996 Dennis L. Price
1997 Stover H. Snook
1998 Hal W. Hendrick
1999 William S. Marras
2000 Shrawan Kumar
2001 Charles J. Lloyd
2002 David D. Woods
2003 Mica R. Endsley
2004 Waldemar Karwowski
2005 Peter A. Hancock
2006 Peter M. Budnick
2007 Eduardo Salas
2008 Gary A. Klein
2009 Kenneth R. Laughery, Jr.
2010 David A. Kieras
2011 John W. Senders
2012 Anil Mital
2013 Sara Czaja, Joseph Sharit, Arthur D. (Dan) Fisk, Wendy A. Rogers, Neil Charness, and Walter Boot
2014 Harold R. Booher
2015 Raja Parasuraman (posthumously)
2017 Robert G. Radwin

 




The President's Distinguished Service Award was established in 1985 to recognize individuals whose career-long contributions have brought honor to the profession and the Society.

 

1985 Arnold M. Small
1986 Stanley Lippert
1987 Alphonse Chapanis
1988 Marian G. Knowles
1989 Robert C. Williges and Beverly H. Williges
1990 Stanley N. Roscoe
1991 John Lyman
1992 Julien M. Christensen
1993 H. McIlvaine Parsons


In 1994, the award was renamed the Arnold M. Small President's Distinguished Service Award.

 

1994 Richard J. Hornick
1995 Frederick A. Muckler
1996 David Meister
1997 Earl L. Wiener
1998 Harold E. (Smoke) Price
1999 Richard W. Pew
2000 Thomas B. Sheridan
2001 Neville Moray
2002 Harry L. Snyder
2003 Douglas H. Harris
2004 Kenneth R. Laughery, Sr.
2005 William C. Howell
2006 Hal W. Hendrick
2007 Donald B. Chaffin
2008 F. Thomas Eggemeier
2009 Christopher D. Wickens
2010 Betty M. Sanders
2011 Stuart O. Parsons
2012 M. M. Ayoub
2013 Ben B. Morgan
2014 Nancy J. Cooke
2015 Naj Meshkati
2016 Donald A. Norman
2017 Lynn Strother

 




The Best Bulletin Article Award was established in 1988 for the outstanding paper published in each volume of the Human Factors Society Bulletin.

 

1989 (for Vol. 31, 1988) Kenneth R. Boff
1990 (for Vol. 32, 1989) Norman D. Schwalm and Michael G. Samet
1991 (for Vol. 33, 1990) Kim J. Vicente
1992 (for Vol. 34, 1991) Thomas B. Sheridan
1993 (for Vol. 35, 1992) Clare-Marie Karat


The Best Bulletin Article Award was discontinued in 1993.

 




The Best Ergonomics in Design Article Award was established in 1993 with the initiation of that publication for the outstanding article published in each volume.

 

1994 Peter A. Hancock, Wende L. Dewing, and Raja Parasuraman
1995 Jack W. Stuster and Alan Chovil
1996 George Hutchinson
1997 Michael P. Snow, Jonathan K. Kies, Dennis C. Neale, and Robert C. Williges
1998 Bryce G. Rutter and Anne Marie Becka
1999 Pamela A. Savage-Knepshield and Susan Pearsall
2000 Christopher J. Bond and Mark Camack
2001 Inge Fryklund
2002 Wendy A. Rogers, Amy L. Mykityshyn, Regan H. Campbell, and Arthur D. Fisk
2003 Douglas H. Harris
2004 Ido Morag
2005 J. T. Bryant, J. M. Stevenson, L. L. Bossi, S. A. Reid, R. P. Pelot, and E. L. Morinv
2006 Steven Estes, Oscar Almos, Cheryl Andrews, Anthony D. Andre, Susan T. Chrysler, and Daniel J. Hannon
2007 Eduardo Salas, Katherine A. Wilson, C. Shawn Burke, Dennis C. Wightman, and William R. Howse
2008 Tiffany S. Jastrzembski and Neil H. Charness
2009 Melissa R. Lemke and Jack M. Winters
2010 Markus A. Feufel, Katherine D. Lippa, and Helen Altman Klein
2011 Beth Loring and Erin-Anne Lemieux
2012 Thomas Dingus, Richard Hanowski, and Sheila Klauer
2013 Mary Carol Day and Christopher Young
2014 Frank A. Drews
2015 Erin Chiou, Vindhya Venkatraman, Kathleen Larson, Yaqiong Li, Madeleine Gibson, and John D. Lee
2016 Kermit G. Davis and Susan E. Kotowski
2017 Joseph B. Lyons, Nhut T. Ho, Kolina, S. Koltai, Mark Skoog, Artemio Cancanindin, and Walter W. Johnson

 



 

The Oliver Keith Hansen Outreach Award was established in 2004 in recognition of service and excellence in outreach to the general public, government agencies, and professional organizations.

 

2004 O. Keith Hansen
2005 Ronald G. Shapiro
2006 Nancy J. Cooke
2007 Najmedin Meshkati
2008 Deborah A. Boehm-Davis
2009 Alan Hedge
2010 Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger
2011 William C. Howell
2012 Peter A. Hancock
2013 Joseph N. Pugliese
2014 Wendy A. Rogers
2015 Haydee Cuevas
2016 Linda C. Williams

 




The Best Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making Article Award was established in 2012 to honor the best article published in the previous year's volume.

 

2013 Daniel Hall, Lawrence Shattuck, and Kevin Bennett
2014 Edwin Hutchins, Nadir Weibel, Colleen Emmenegger, Adam Fouse, and Barbara Holder
2015 Michael W. Smith, Joan S. Ash, Dean F. Sittig, andHardeep Singh
2016 Sathya S. Silva and R. John Hansman
2017 David Johnston and Ben W. Morrison

 




The William C. Howell Young Investigator Award, established in 2013, recognizes outstanding contributions to HFES through professional scientific contributions as a young investigator. The award recognizes the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher.

 

2014 Michael A. Rosen
2015 Richard J. Holden
2016 Susan E. Kotowski
2017 Ranjana Mehta

 



 

Established in 2013, the Bentzi Karsh Early-Career Service Award recognizes outstanding contributions to HFES through professional service and outreach activities as a student and early-career professional.

 

2014 Enid Montague
2015 Sandra K. Garrett
2016 Richard J. Holden
2017 Joseph R. Keebler