Charles Stark Draper Prize

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The National Academy of Engineering annually awards the Charles Stark Draper Prize, which is given for the advancement of engineering and the education of the public about engineering. It is one of three prizes that constitute the "Nobel Prizes of Engineering" - the others being the Academy's Russ and Gordon Prizes. The winner of each of these prizes receives $500,000. The Draper prize is named for Charles Stark Draper, the "father of inertial navigation", an MIT professor and founder of Draper Laboratory.

Past winners[1]


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  2. 2015 Draper Prize Retrieved 2014-01-07.
  3. 2015 Draper Prize - NAE Retrieved 2015-01-07.
  4. 2016 Draper Prize - NAE