In 2015, the Connecticut Medal of Science, Connecticut’s highest honor for scientific achievement in fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and social-well-being, will be awarded.

This Medal recognizes an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of science in Connecticut. For this competition, science spans the physical and biological disciplines as well as mathematics, engineering and the social and
behavioral sciences. Modeled after the National Medal of Science, the award is bestowed in alternate years with the Connecticut Medal of Technology.

Selection of the annual Medalist is overseen by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Medal recipients will be permanently featured in a Hall of Fame at the Connecticut Science Center.

Click to access the Call For Nominations, which includes nomination criteria, instructions and a template for preparing a nomination. Use the Online Form for submitting nominations.

Nominators may find it helpful to use the template to prepare the nomination information for online entry. [NOTE: The online form does not allow you to save your work and return to it later.]

Nominations are due by March 16, 2015


The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering was chartered by the General Assembly in 1976 to provide expert guidance on science and technology to the people and to the state of Connecticut, and to promote the application of science and technology to human welfare and economic well being. For more information about the Academy, please see