Mort Kuschner Lifetime Achievement Award

Formerly named the SAMPE Space Award, this award honors those who have dedicated exceptional service to the Society, promoting the ideals of SAMPE, extending over many years.

Mort Kushner (1922-1999) best exemplified the ideals of volunteer spirit. A long-time enthusiastic member of the SAMPE Seattle Chapter, Kushner was very active in both the local and international levels of SAMPE for 40 years, serving as International President for three terms, 1968-70. Please submit your nomination to the SAMPE office, attention Letrice Barge, letrice@sampe.org.

CLICK HERE to view the procedures for selecting and awarding the SAMPE Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award. Awardees are honored during the SAMPE Awards Ceremony at CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo.

Nominations are due February 15th of each year.

Please submit your nomination to the SAMPE office, attention Letrice Barge, letrice@sampe.org.

Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

1989 Mort Kushner
1992 Margaret Smith
1995 Stuart M. Lee
1997 James E. Bell
1998 William G. Long
2000 Ernst F. Schiantarelli
2006 W.M. “Bill” Heimerdinger
2008 Markus Erath
2008 Ralph Carson
2009 Michael Novak and Syra Novak
2014 George Schmitt
2016 James T. Johnson
2016 Adrie Kwakernaak
2016 Anthony E. Saliba
2017 David Carlton
George Epstein