The SAME Technology Advancement Medal was first awarded in 1991.
Eligibility: The winner must be a member of SAME prior to nomination.
Nomination Criteria: Initiative in advancement of existing engineering and related technology for the past three years; demonstrated acceptance and application of technology by users; demonstrated communication skills in technology advancement; effective use of team work; and costs savings and effectiveness of the technology.
Nomination Process: Nominations for this award must be made by a Society member and endorsed by a Post President or member of the National Board of Direction, using the Society nomination form. The Post President or member of the National Board of Direction endorsing the nomination will verify that the individual meets the eligibility criteria for the award, and that the nomination package provides information to support each of the nomination criteria and all required information on the nominee. The nominator is responsible for ensuring the package, with endorsement, is received at SAME HQ on or before January 23.