The award will be presented to Dr. Kalam at a special ceremony on April 28.
The Hoover Medal, an American engineering prize is given since 1930 for "outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity".
The Hoover Medal is administered by a board representing five engineering organizations: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The recipient of the award since 2000 are
2001 Richard H. Stanley
2002 Charles H. Thornton
2003 Barry K. Thacker
2005 Sudabeh Shoja
2007 Bernard Amadei
2008 APJ Abdul Kalam
Cast : JD Chakravarthy, Rachana
Direction : E V V Satyanarayana
Music : Sirpy
Year : 2003
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