Banner I. Miller Award

Awarded Directly

The Banner I. Miller Award is presented for an outstanding contribution to the science of hurricane and tropical weather forecasting published in a journal with international circulation during the 48 months prior to the deadline for nominations. The award is presented at each Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.

Recommendations are prepared by the STAC Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones.

Nomination Process

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination! AMS membership is not required to submit an award nomination. Nominations are due by 1 May. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package.

The nominees for awards remain on the committee's active list for three years.  You will be allowed to update an unsuccessful nomination at the beginning of the next award cycle. 


  • citation (25 word maximum)
  • bibliography (3 page maximum)
  • nomination letter (3 page maximum)
  • nominee Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum)
  • three (3) letters of support (2 page maximum each)

Banner I. Miller Award