The Bridge Building Award recognizes individuals outside of the United States who have made outstanding contributions to engineering ceramics.

The two main criteria used in selecting the recipient are:

  1. Contribution to the field of engineering ceramics, including expansion of the knowledge base and commercial use thereof, and
  2. Contribution to the visibility of the field and international advocacy.

The award can be based on either criteria number one or number two.  The award consists of a glass piece, certificate, and an honorarium of $1000.

Please send your nominations by email including a written statement of the nominee’s qualifications and contributions, by July 1st, to:

Jie Zhang



Deadline for Nominations:

July 1st annually