melnikov_awardThe International Permafrost Association is the host of three awards, eached geared towards excellence in permafrost research and involvement in the permafrost community. These three awards are:

The Péwé Award, awarded at each International Conference on Permafrost, for an excellent presentation by a young scientist in permafrost science.

The Melnikov Award, awarded at each International Conference on Permafrost, for an excellent presentation by a young scientist in permafrost engineering.

The IPA Lifetime Achievement Award, granted every two years to acknowledge the lifetime contribution of individuals for outstanding permafrost science and engineering research and/or for exceptional contributions to the international permafrost research community.