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Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award
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Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award

Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award

Formerly named the SAMPE Space Award, the Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award was established to recognize those who have dedicated exceptional service to the Society, promoting the ideals of SAMPE, extending over many years.

Mort Kushner (1922-1999) best exemplified the ideals of the volunteer spirit. A long-time enthusiastic member of the SAMPE Seattle Chapter, Mort was very active in both the local and international levels of SAMPE spanning 40 years. He served as International President for three terms - 1968-1970.

Please submit your nomination to the SAMPE office, attention Juliet Marshall,

Nominations are due on February 15th of each year.

Awardees will be honored during the SAMPE Awards Ceremony at CAMX - The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo.

Click here to view the procedures for selecting and awarding the SAMPE Mort Kushner Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Award Recipients

2017 David Carlton
         George Epstein


2016 James T. Johnson


2016 Adrie Kwakernaak


2016 Anthony E. Saliba 


2014 George Schmitt


2009 Michael & Syra Novak


2008 Ralph Carson


2008 Markus Erath


2006 W.M. “Bill” Heimerdinger


2000 Ernst F. Schiantarelli


1998 William G. Long


1997 James E. Bell


1995 Stuart M. Lee


1992 Margaret Smith


1989 Mort Kushner

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