The Edward Stone Award for Outstanding Research Publication
The Edward Stone Award for Outstanding Research Publication recognizes and encourages publication of significant research results in science and in technology by JPL employees throughout their professional careers. This distinguished award consists of a certificate of recognition and a monetary award of $5000. Generally, two (2) awards are presented each year.
For identifying the shift in precipitation from oceans to land as the cause of the 5mm drop in global mean sea level in 2010-11
For deriving the theoretical understanding of magnetic shielding in Hall Thrusters
For use of Herschel Space Observatory HIFI observations of ionized Carbon to advance our understanding of the interstellar medium
For developing and demonstrating a novel technique to measure ice-sheet bed topography on a wide scale
The Lew Allen Award for Excellence
The Lew Allen Award for Excellence recognizes and encourages significant individual accomplishments or leadership in scientific research or technological innovation by JPL employees during the early years of their professional careers. The award consists of a wall plaque and a monetary award of $25,000 from the JPL Research and Technology Development Fund (R&TD) to be used at JPL to enhance the professional efforts of the awardee.
For geobiology research and scientific leadership in Mars Sample Return impacting direction of the Mars 2020 mission.
For performing fundamental interdisciplinary research in climate science and coordinating research on sea level rise prediction at JPL.
For leadership in Mars atmospheric science research that enables improved EDL precision and advances in knowledge of Mars’ climate history.
For leadership of machine learning by autonomous robots and intelligent onboard analysis of large datasets.
The work and accomplishments of many JPL researchers has been recognized by many institutions. Awards, fellowships, and other recognitions have been bestowed on researchers across multiple fields of research.
AAS Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof. S N Mitra Memorial Award
James B. Macelwane Medal
2014 Space Science Award