The Erskine Ramsay Medal


The Ramsay Medal, established in 1948, and funded by AIME, recognizes distinguished achievement in coal mining, to include both bituminous coal and anthracite. The medal is accompanied by an engrossed diploma containing a citation of the service or achievement upon which the award is based. Election to this honor is by the SME Coal & Energy Division Officers with notification to the SME Executive Committee.

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  • 2021 - Frank Calandra Jr.
  • 2020 – Keith A. Heasley
  • 2019 – Sukumar Bandopadhyay
  • 2018 – J. Steven Gardner
  • 2017 – Vladislav Kecojevic
  • 2016 - John N. Murphy
  • 2015 - Wen Su
  • 2014 - Christopher Mark
  • 2013 - Michael Karmis
  • 2012 - Christopher Bise
  • 2011 - Not presented
  • 2010 - Joseph A. Main
  • 2009 - Lewis V. Wade
  • 2008 - Garold R. Spindler
  • 2007 - Royce J. Watts
  • 2006 - Donovan F. Symonds
  • 2005 - Raja V. Ramani
  • 2004 - Fredrick D. Palmer
  • 2003 - Stanley C. Suboleski
  • 2002 - Syd S. Peng
  • 2001 - Robert E. Murray
  • 2000 - Robert L. Frantz
  • 1999 - Eugene R. Palowitch
  • 1998 - Irl F. Engelhardt
  • 1997 - E. Morgan Massey
  • 1996 - B. R. Brown
  • 1995 - J. E. “Jack” Katlic
  • 1994 - R. Eugene Samples
  • 1993 - John T. Boyd
  • 1992 - John L. Schroder, Jr.
  • 1991 - Thomas V. Falkie
  • 1990 - Otes Bennett, Jr.
  • 1989 - Joseph W. Leonard
  • 1988 - Bill S. Taylor
  • 1987 - John Turyn, Jr.
  • 1986 - Louis Kuchinic, Jr.
  • 1985 - Robert H. Quenon
  • 1984 - E. Minor Pace
  • 1983 - Raymond E. Zimmerman
  • 1982 - Woods G. Talman
  • 1981 - William N. Poundstone
  • 1980 - Clayton G. Ball
  • 1979 - Edwin R. Phelps
  • 1978 - Nicholas T. Camicia
  • 1977 - James D. Reilly
  • 1976 - David A. Zegeer
  • 1975 - Charles Jackson Potter
  • 1974 - John T. Ryan, Jr.
  • 1973 - Dennis L. McElroy
  • 1972 - James Rowland Cudworth
  • 1971 - Jesse F. Core
  • 1970 - Charles E. Lawall
  • 1969 - James Harvey Pierce
  • 1967 - G. Albert Shoemaker
  • 1964 - R. Livingston Ireland
  • 1963 - George Hutchinson Love
  • 1961 - Donald Markle
  • 1960 - Raymond Ernest Salvati
  • 1955 - G. H. Deike
  • 1954 - Luther C. Campbell
  • 1951 - James Bain Morrow
  • 1950 - Paul Weir
  • 1949 - Eugene McAuliffe

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