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 2000, Gavin R. Putland was presented with the
AES Publications Award was presented with the AES Publications Award for his paper "Thermal Time Constants and Dynamic Compressibility of Air in Fiber-Filled Loudspeaker Enclosures," vol. 46, no. 3 (1998 March).