Frank F. Aplan Award

The Frank F. Aplan Award recognizes contributions that further the understanding of the technology of coal and/or mineral engineering.

2023 – J. Richard Kyle

2022 – Hsin-Hsiung Huang

2021 – Nikhil C. Trivedi

2020 – Edwin H. Bentzen, III

2019 – Jaisen N. Kohmuench

2018 – Chen-Luh Lin

2017 – S. A. Ravishankar

2016 – David G. Osborne

2015 – Robert C. Bratton, PE

2014 – Michael J. Mankosa

2013 – Barbara Arnold

2011 – Peter J. Bethell

For more information, please contact SME at awards@smenet.org.