The AES recognizes and honors those who have made outstanding
contributions to the field of audio in engineering, technology,
service, and the arts through its Awards Program.
In 1997, William Gardner was presented with the
AES Publications Award for his paper "Efficient Convolution Without Input-Output Delay," vol. 43, no. 3 (1995 March). This year the award is presented to an author under the age of 35.