The URSI awards are presented at the Opening Ceremony of the URSI General Assembly.
The "senior" awards are the Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal, the John Howard Dellinger Gold Medal, the
Appleton Prize, and the Booker Gold Medal, and the "junior" award is the Koga Gold Medal.
Recipients of the URSI Awards 1987
Dr. S. KATO, Japan
Citation: "contributions to the study of the ionosphere and the middle atmosphere, and in particular for the development of a highly sophisticated radar to observe the atmosphere.".
Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal
Dr. T. HAGFORS, Norway
Citation: "Contributions to radar engineering and the theory and experimental development of the incoherent scatter techniques.".
Issac Koga Gold Medal
Prof. D.M. POZAR, USA
Citation: "Contributions to the analytical, numerical and experimental study of printed antennas and phased arrays, and related problems in applied electromagnetics.".
John Howard Dellinger Medal
Dr. R. GENDRIN, France
Citation: "Study of waves of natural origin propagating in the surroundings of the Earth, and their influence on the behaviour of the magnetosphere.".