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Lamme Medal, American Society for Engineering Education

Medal of the Lamme Award in Engineering Education, named in memory of Benjamin Garver Lamme (established in 1928). Obverse is relief portrait of Lamme with inscription: "The engineer views hopefully the hitherto unattainable." On reverse: female figure with torch, inscription with name of institution, inscribed to Karman, with date 1960.

ID: 1999-00386
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jun. 23, 1960

MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.5 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Engineering

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