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 the detection and confirmation of the unique melt event over Greenland in July 2012 using combined satellite and in situ measurements.
For identifying active galactic nuclei in the universe using WISE data, and improving understanding of how black holes and galaxies form and evolve together.
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.
James B. Macelwane Medal
2014 Space Science Award
George W. Goddard Award
National Air and Space Museum 2014 Trophy for Current Achievement