Photo Left: A long history of awarding distinguished IGTI Volunteers – 1955.
Photo Right: Dilip R. Ballal, for whom the Early Career Engineer Award is named, is in the center.
ASME's International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) recognizes the outstanding achievements in the gas turbine and turbomachinery fields through its honors and awards program. Every year, Turbo Expo hosts the Award Ceremony where IGTI recognizes these remarkable individuals. View more information on the IGTI awards or to complete a nomination packet here.
Special thanks to the numerous volunteers that serve on IGTI's award committees. Without their expertise, time, and dedication, this would not be possible.
The R. Tom Sawyer Award is bestowed on an individual who has made important contributions to advance the purpose of the Gas Turbine Industry and to the International Gas Turbine Institute over a substantial period of time.
The Dilip R Ballal Early Career Engineer Award is awarded to young engineers with outstanding accomplishments in their early career.
ASME Executive Director/CEO Thomas Costabile (right) presents the ASME Gas Turbine Award.