The Yeram S. Touloukian Award, established in 1997, is bestowed triennially to recognize outstanding technical contributions in the field of thermophysical properties. An individual who is internationally recognized for major contributions in the thermophysical properties field is eligible to receive this award. Fields recognized by the award include, but are not limited to, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, physics and chemistry.
Yeram S. Touloukian
He is recognized for his "fundamental achievements in thermometry, pressure standards, and landmark measurement of universal gas constants; for advances in state-of-the art of thermophysical property measurements including development of spherical resonators, integration of measurements with theory, and elucidation of critical region behavior."