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 2003, Christian Schmidmer was presented with the
AES Publications Award was presented with the AES Publications Award for his paper "The ITU Standard for Objective Measurement of Perceived Audio Quality," volume 48, number 1/2 (2000 January/February).