EERI Honors and Awards

EERI recognizes and acknowledges the extraordinary accomplishments and innovative work by members of the earthquake risk reduction community. From graduates students to professionals who have dedicated their careers to the field, these leaders have made important contributions to risk reduction, seismic safety, and earthquake risk mitigation and management. 

View the complete list of past EERI award recipients.

The George W. Housner Medal

The George W. Housner Medal is awarded for extraordinary and lasting contributions to public earthquake safety through the development and application of earthquake hazard reduction practices and policies. Learn more

 

The Alfred E. Alquist Special Recognition Medal

The Alfred E. Alquist Special Recognition Medal is awarded for substantial contributions to the field of seismic safety and earthquake risk reduction, having directly affected the seismic safety of the general population. Learn more

 

The Bruce Bolt Medal

The Bruce Bolt Medal — jointly awarded by the Consortium of Strong Motion Observation Systems, the Seismological Society of America, and EERI — recognizes individuals whose accomplishments promote strong-motion earthquake data and whose leadership had led to seismic safety. Learn more

 

The Distinguished Lecture Award

The Distinguished Lecture Award recognizes EERI members who have made outstanding contributions to earthquake risk reduction. The award encourages communications and dialogue on important and timely topics. Learn more

 

EERI Honorary Membership

EERI Honorary Membership is awarded to recognize members who have made sustained and outstanding contributions to the field of earthquake engineering and/or to EERI and its mission. Learn more