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 1995, Sean E. Olive was presented with the
AES Publications Award was presented with the AES Publications Award for his paper "The Effects of Loudspeaker Placement on Listener Preference Ratings," vol. 42, no. 9 (1994 September). This award is presented to an author or authors under the age of 35.