SES oversees several awards and honors to members and eminent scholars of the field. A total of six medals are offered on an annual basis as well as election to Fellow grade of the Society
The prize is in the form of a medal, the G.I. Taylor Medal, bearing the likeness of the person for whom the award is named and a monetary award of $2000. The prize is awarded for outstanding research contributions in either theoretical or experimental Fluid Mechanics or both. The recipient is invited to give an address at the annual meeting of the society. The recipient need not be a member of the Society, but becomes a lifetime member upon receipt of the medal.
The deadline for submitting nominations is September 1st.
For pioneering theoretical and experimental contributions to the fluid mechanics of mixing.
Grigory I. Barenblatt
George K. Batchelor
William S. Saric
Daniel D. Joseph
Sir James Lighthill