2009 Recipient

Art Frankel

The Frank Press Public Service Award was presented to Art Frankel at the 2010 annual meeting in Portland, OR. Since being tasked with leading an update to national seismic hazard maps for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 1993, Art Frankel has contributed significantly to improved public policy, building codes and … Continue Reading »

2008 Recipient

David Wald

The Frank Press Public Service Award was presented to David Wald at the 2009 annual meeting in Monterey, CA. Wald serves as a research scientist at the United States Geological Survey in Golden, CO, as well as an adjunct professor at Colorado School of Mines. Throughout his career, Wald has expanded the … Continue Reading »

2005 Recipient

Frank Press

To honor his lifetime of exemplary public service, the SSA Board has awarded the Society’s first Public Service Award to Frank Press, a Director of the Washington Advisory Group in Washington, D.C. Prof. Press began as a seismologist at Columbia (PhD 1949) and joined the faulty of CalTech in 1955. … Continue Reading »