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), which administers it. It is named for Herbert Hoover, the first recipient, who was an engineer by profession.
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Jimmy Carter

American politician, 39th President of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981)

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A Full Life: Reflections at 90

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2015

The Global 2000 Report to the President

report commissioned by President Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

1981

We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2010

White House Diary

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2010

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

11th President of India, scientist and science administrator (1931-2015)

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Wings of Fire

2005 book by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari

author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

1999

India 2020

book by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and Y. S. Rajan

author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan

1998

Ignited Minds

book by Abdul Kalam

author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2002

Indomitable Spirit

book by Abdul Kalam

author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2006

Target 3 Billion

book by Abdul Kalam

author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2011

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Steve Wozniak

American computer pioneer, inventor, computer engineer and programmer; co-founder of Apple Inc.

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Lillian Moller Gilbreth

American psychologist and industrial engineer

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Vannevar Bush

American electrical engineer and science administrator (1890-1974)

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