College of Fellows


The College of Fellows recognizes CRS members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of delivery science and technology over a minimum of 10 years. Contributions may have been technical, scientific, and/or managerial in one or more fields of research, commercial development, education, and/or leadership within the areas of interest to CRS. Fellowship is the most prestigious level of membership in CRS.

Election to the College of Fellows is only available to current members of CRS.Only five new Fellowships may be awarded each year.

The Founding Members of the inaugural College of Fellows inducted all past Presidents, Treasurers, Scientific Secretaries, and Members-at-Large and also winners of the Distinguished Service Award, Career Achievement Award, Founders Award, and the Nagai Award.

Nomination Process:

Nominations may be submitted by a member of CRS. A CRS member may nominate only one (1) person for Fellow in each annual call. Nominations must be supported and sponsored by two (2) current members of the CRS.

Nominations for the 2017 award are closed.

Nomination Packet should include:

In addition to completing the online form. The following items are to be saved as pdf files and emailed directly to CRS Program Manager, Linda Schmitt by January 15.

  • Names and Contact details of the second nominating sponsor
  • A full curriculum vitae
  • A 200 word summary citation outlining the case for the award of fellow.
  • A brief one page document highlighting the specific distinguished and sustained contributions of the applicant to the fields of interest to the CRS.
  • Letters of support no longer than one page, must be received from each of the two nominating members.

Selection Process:

The College of Fellows will be responsible for the selection of the awardee.


The awardee will receive an engraved plaque and be recognized duruing the Award Ceremony at the CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition.

Past Recipients 

College of Fellows awardees

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