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John Fritz Medal Winners List

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List of John Fritz Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All John Fritz Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the John Fritz Medal award are listed along with photos for every John Fritz Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the John Fritz Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the John Fritz Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of John Fritz Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of John Fritz Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known John Fritz Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the John Fritz Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the John Fritz Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the John Fritz Medal, so most of the famous John Fritz Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won John Fritz Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Frederick R. Kappel and Ralph B. Beck. (94 items)
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Frederick R. Kappel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frederick R. Kappel
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Fritz John is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Fritz John (14 June 1910 – 10 February 1994) was a German-born mathematician specialising in partial differential equations and ill-posed problems. His early work was on the Radon transform and ...more
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George H. Heilmeier is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Harry Heilmeier (May 22, 1936 – April 21, 2014) was an American engineer, manager, and a pioneering contributor to liquid crystal displays (LCDs), for which he was inducted into the ...more
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George N. Hatsopoulos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Nicholas Hatsopoulos (January 7, 1927 – September 20, 2018) was a Greek American mechanical engineer noted for his work in thermodynamics and for having co-founded Thermo Electron.
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George R. Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George R. Brown
George Rufus Brown (May 12, 1898 – January 22, 1983) was a prominent Houston entrepreneur. With his brother Herman, Brown led Brown & Root Inc. to become one of the largest construction ...more
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George Washington Goetha... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Washington Goethals ( GOH-thəlz June 29, 1858 – January 21, 1928) was a United States Army General and civil engineer, best known for his administration and supervision of the ...more
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George Westinghouse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Westinghouse Jr. (October 6, 1846 – March 12, 1914) was an American entrepreneur and engineer based in Pennsylvania who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical ...more
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Glenn B. Warren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Glenn B. Warren
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Gordon A. Cain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gordon A. Cain
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Gordon Moore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gordon Earle Moore (born January 3, 1929) is an American businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Intel Corporation. He is also the author of Moore's law. As of April ...more
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Guglielmo Marconi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on ...more

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Gwilyn A. Price is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gwilyn A. Price
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H. I. Romnes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
H. I. Romnes
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Harry Alonzo Winne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Harry Alonzo Winne
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Henry Marion Howe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Henry Marion Howe
Henry Marion Howe was an American metallurgist, the son of Samuel Gridley Howe and Julia Ward Howe. Howe attended the Boston Latin School, class of 1865, then Harvard College, class of 1869. In ...more
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Herbert Hoover is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member ...more

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Hoyt C. Hottel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hoyt C. Hottel
Hoyt Clarke Hottel (1903–1998) was a professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was an expert on energy, radiant heat transfer, ...more
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Hugh Latimer Dryden is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hugh Latimer Dryden (July 2, 1898 – December 2, 1965) was an American aeronautical scientist and civil servant. He served as NASA Deputy Administrator from August 19, 1958 until his death.
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Hunter Rouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hunter Rouse
Hunter Rouse (March 29, 1906 – October 16, 1996) was a hydraulician known for his research on the mechanics of fluid turbulence. Rouse was a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of ...more
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Ian MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ian MacGregor
Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor, KBE (21 September 1912 – 13 April 1998) was a Scottish-American metallurgist and industrialist, most famous in the UK for his controversial tenure at British Steel ...more
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Igor Sikorsky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Сико́рский, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ ɪˈvanəvitʃ sʲɪˈkorskʲɪj] (listen), tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972) ...more

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Ivan A. Getting is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ivan Alexander Getting (January 18, 1912 – October 11, 2003) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited (along with Roger L. Easton and Bradford Parkinson) with the development ...more
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J. Waldo Smith is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
J. Waldo Smith
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James Douglas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
James Douglas (4 November 1837 – 25 June 1918) was a Canadian born mining engineer and businessman who introduced a number of metallurgical innovations in copper mining and amassed a fortune ...more
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John Edson Sweet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John Edson Sweet