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American Legion Certificate of School Award, Post 11, Mount Holly, NJ, June 8, 1958

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, Vol. 33, 1966-67

Blue Key National Honorary Leadership Society, 1967

Outstanding Senior, Sigma Alpha Mu, Mu Eta Chapter, 1967

Outstanding Young Member, Lehigh Valley Chapter, American Society for Metals, 1974

Bethlehem Steel Research Recognition Award, 1979

Who’s Who in Engineering, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th editions, 1978, 1980, 1982, and 1985

International Who’s Who in Engineering, 1st ed., 1982/83

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 1st ed., 1992, 2nd ed. 1994-5, 3rd ed. 1996-7, 4th ed,1998-1999, 5th ed., 2000-2001, 6th ed, 2002-2003, 7th  ed, 2004-2005,  8th ed, 2005-2006, 9th ed., 2006-2007

Who’s Who in Technology Today, 1st ed., 1982/83, 4th ed. 1984

Who’s Who in America, 42nd ed., 1982/83, 57th ed., 2003, 58th ed., 2004, 63rd ed. 2009

Who’s Who in America, Science and Engineering, 5th ed., 1999-2001, 6th ed., 2002-3

Who’s Who in the East, 17th to 24rd eds.

Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 30th ed., 1998-1999

Who’s Who in the World, 12th ed., 1995-96, 15th ed., 1998, 17th ed., 2000

American Men & Women of Science, 19th ed., 1995-96, 20th ed, 1998, 23rd ed. 2006, 2009    

Men of Achievement, 1980, 1982, 1993

Dictionary of International Biography, 17th ed., 23rd ed.

International Who’s Who of Professionals, 1998

Notable Personalities of America

ASTM Award of Merit (Fellow), 1987

IMS President’s Award, 1987

ASM International Fellow Award, 1990

ASTM E-28 Anthony DeBellis Award, 1990 (contributions in hardness testing)

ASM Intl./IMS Pierre A. Jacquet – Francis F. Lucas Grand Prize in Metallography, 1992

Bradley Stoughton Award of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of ASM Intl., 14 January 1993, “Metallography 1993”, Moselem Springs, PA

ASTM E-4 L.L. Wyman Memorial Award – 1994

IMS/ASM DuBose/Crouse Award, International Metallographic Contest, 2000

IMS/ASM DuBose/Crouse Award, International Metallographic Contest, 2001

ASM MEI Instructor of Merit award, 2001

IMS/ASM DuBose/Crouse Award, International Metallographic Contest, 2002

ASM International Distinguished Educator Award, 2002

Visiting Erskine Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Chrischurch, New Zealand, March 2003

IMS/ASM DuBose/Crouse Award, International Metallographic Contest, 2003

Albert Sauveur Honorary Lecture, Boston ASMI Chapter, 11 September 2003

Zay Jeffries Honorary Lecture, Cleveland ASMI Chapter, 12 April 2004

Henry Clifton Sorby Award, IMS, 1 August 2004, “Color Metallography,” Savannah, GA

William Park Woodside Lecture, Detroit ASM Chapter, October 2004

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Drexel University, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, 2005

MVP Award, ASM International, 2005

Joseph R. Vilella Award, ASTM E-4, for revising Vol. 9 of the ASM Handbook, Metallography and Microstructures in 2004.

Roland Mitsche Preis of the DGM awarded (first non-German speaker) at the 12th Intl. Congress on Metallography in Leoben, September 27, 2006.

Inducted into the ITW Patent Society on May 7, 2007.

Distinguised Life Membership Award from Alpha Sigma Mu honorary scholastic society, 2008

Indian Council lecturer, ASM International, 2008.

ASM-IIM Award Lecture, Microstructure of Al-Si Alloys,” IIT-Bombay, Mumbai, November 17, 2008

65th birthday recognized by Praktische Metallographie, September 2009 issue.

Honorary Fellow of the International Federation of Heat Treaters and Surface Engineers, 2012

Honorary Member of the Polish Society for Stereology, 2012

Alpha Sigma Mu Honorary Lecture, 2012 (Microstructural Characterization: Past, Present and Future)

Honorary Editor of the April 2013 issue of Practical Metallography/Praktische Metallographie.