AIME funds the conference of 25 honors listed below. Many of these carry the namesake of icons within the AIME disciplines of mining, metallurgical, and petroleum engineering, iron and steel, and materials science. Additionally, the members of the AIME family are eligible for the 18 joint engineering Society honors at the bottom of the below.
- See eligibility for all honors below and guidelines and history on individual pages. Most of these honors are administered by staff at one or more of AIME's Member Societies. Deadlines and procedures can vary, so you may be directed to their websites for additional details.
- There are no limitations regarding nationality or membership in the AIME Societies, but preference is given to members. If a committee member is nominated, they will follow any recusal (or other) procedures that their Member Society employs. The recipient must have been living when they were selected.
- AIME current Trustees are ineligible to receive AIME awards, except the Presidential Citation or if nominated and selected for another award prior to starting their AIME Board service.