AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award Recipients

Formerly called, the AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology,this award, established in 1987, recognizes working scientists and engineers who make outstanding contributions to the "popularization of science." The award includes a $5,000 prize and a commemorative plaque.

Recipients:

  • Richard B. Alley (2012)
  • Nalini Nadkarni (2011)
  • J. John Cohen (2010)
  • May R. Berenbaum (2009)
  • Kenneth R. Miller (2008)
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson (2007)
  • S. James Gates Jr. (2006)
  • Jane Lubchenco (2005)
  • Eric S. Lander (2004)
  • John Allen Paulos (2003)
  • Bassam Shakhashiri (2002)
  • Ian N. Stewart (2001)
  • Vaclav Smil (2000)
  • Lawrence Krauss (1999)
  • Christopher Wills (1998)
  • Barry T. Peterson (1997)
  • Alan J. Friedman (1996)
  • Carl Sagan (1995)
  • Edward O. Wilson (1994)
  • Science Theatre (1993)
  • Farouk El-Baz (1992)
  • Stephen H. Schneider (1991)
  • William L. Rathje (1990)
  • Robert D. Ballard (1989)
  • Anthony M. Fauci (1988)
  • Philip Morrison (1987)