The Jack Frarey Memorial Award for Excellence

The Jack Frarey Award for Excellence in the Field of Machinery Failure Prevention Technology recognizes annually the outstanding contributions to this field by individuals or organizations that best emulate the spirit and personal dedication Frarey brought to this endeavor. In selecting candidates for this award, the following factors are considered:

  • The innovation and lasting significance of the contribution to the field.
  • The history and dedication of the candidate to advancing the field.
  • The context of the candidate’s contribution to the field.

The following are recipients of the Jack Frarey Memorial Award for Excellence:


  • 2020 Preston Todd Johnson
  • 2019 James ‘Hoffy’ Hofmeister
  • 2018 Suri Ganeriwala
  • 2018 Mark Derriso
  • 2017 Chris Pomfret
  • 2016 John Lucero
  • 2015 Mark Hollins
  • 2014 Fred M Discenzo, PhD
  • 2013 William Marscher, PE
  • 2012 Michael J Roemer, PhD
  • 2011 Marc Pepi
  • 2010 C James Li, PhD
  • 2010 Ronald I. Eshleman, PhD, PE
  • 2009 Henry C Pusey
  • 2009 Chris Nemarich
  • 2001 Paul Howard
  • 1998 Howard A Gaberson, PhD
  • 1997 Henry R (Hank) Hegner
  • 1996 John L. (Jack) Frarey