Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering

Areas of Interest:

Honoring Engineers

Project Type:

NAE Program, Contest/Award

Latest Update: November 12, 2014

description for draper image revised 2010It is a goal of the National Academy of Engineering to honor those who have contributed to the advancement of engineering and to improve public understanding of the importance of engineering and technology.

Recognized as one of the world's preeminent awards for engineering achievement, the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering honors an engineer whose accomplishment has significantly impacted society by improving the quality of life, providing the ability to live freely and comfortably, and/or permitting the access to information. 

The Draper Prize is awarded annually*, the recipient receives a $500,000 cash award, and the prize recognizes achievements in all engineering disciplines. NAE members and non-members worldwide are eligible to receive the Draper Prize.

 

Project Status
In Progress