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 2014, Francis Rumsey was presented with the
AES Bronze Medal Award in recognition of his outstanding long-term contributions to the AES, providing leadership to the Membership Committee, Regions and Sections, and the Technical Council, in addition to remarkable and sustained editorial contributions to the Journal of the AES.