L.J. Markwardt Award

    An annual award to the author or authors of a technical paper, published by the Society, of outstanding merit in the field of wood, wood fibers, and wood base materials, including improvements and developments in the methods of testing. Alternatively, the award may be given to leaders in this field for contributions of outstanding merit, with or without respect to specific published papers and also for competent leadership in the conduct, supervision or direction of significant wood research projects or programs. The award was established in 1968 and is administered by a special Markwardt Award Committee.

    Form of Award:

    Shadow box plaque with green velvet background with a bronze medallion of Mr. Markwardt


    The L. J. Markwardt Award is presented not more frequently than once a year. Members of the Committee on Publications are not eligible to serve on the Award Subcommittee.

    Administrative Responsibility:

    Honors & Awards Department

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    Nomination Send To:

    Melissa Marcinowski

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