A software developer and computer science professor in Mexico, German Rodriguez was recognized for his development of the first app to translate in realtime images of Mexican Sign Language into text and voice.
Recognizing her work adapting one of the most difficult and extensive free logic games in the world, into a three-language encyclopedia about the game, Aneta Kuczkowska was awarded the Mensa Foundation's 2018 International Copper Black Award.
Kevin Dewald, an Argentine Mensan and engineering student, was presented with the 2016 International Copper Black Award for his work to bridge the communication gap between man and machine, developing a wearable, muscle-sensing technology that can interact with other technologies.
Smith received the Copper Black International Award for Creative Achievement for providing practical electrical safety risk management skills that electrical workers can apply in their work. Smith has designed and built three innovative, mobile safety-training labs unique to North America and is a member of Mensa Canada.