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 Science Technology Aerospace  Robotics

Lifetime Achievement Award

William Patzert, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, NASA, JPL

Interpreting Satellite data, to further our understanding of climate and environmental problems.

Environmental Improvement

Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D
Professor of Chemical Eng., Bioengineering & Biochemistry;

Developed highly active enzymes (cellulolytic & biosynthetic enzymes) and microorganisms to convert renewable biomass to fuels and chemicals.

Health and Medical

Kimberly A. Shriner, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Director, Founder  The Phil Simon Clinic

Pasadena medical teams bring medical science to Tanzania through lectures, workshops & clinics to sustainably relieve diseases such as HIV, parasites and much more, saving lives.

Knowledge Sharing

Denise McCain-Tharnstrom, Ph.D.

Exec. Director - Our Children LA

Developed an app, 'WIN' (What I Need), providing a resource directory & web-based app for homeless & vulnerable youth. 

Disaster Relief & Recovery

Sam Bloch

Exec. Director - Communitere

Innovative approach to humanitarian aid, changing the scope of disaster response and community development.  

Disaster Relief & Recovery

Jim Lux

Telecommunications Specialist V at JPL

FINDER: Portable device using radar technology to find victims trapped beneath rubble.