MetSoc Materials engineers win 2017 Acta Awards!

MetSoc members Dr. Warren Poole and Dr. John Jonas won two very prestigious Acta awards for their research in materials.

 

Acta Materialia Gold Medal Award recipient

Dr. John Jonas, Photo courtesy of McGill

Dr. John Jonas, photo courtesy of McGill

Dr. Jonas, of McGill University is the Gold Metal Award recipient for demonstrated leadership in the field of Materials Science and Engineering.

The Acta Materialia Gold Medal recognizes demonstrated leadership in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. It rewards either materials research that has had a significant and lasting impact on the development of the discipline, or
recent work of great originality. With this distinction Acta Materialia, Inc. not only intends to honor outstanding contributions to the field but also to improve the awareness of the fundamental importance and diversity of materials research, both within the community and the public at large.

Read about Dr. Jonas

Acta Materialia Holloman Materials Award

Dr. Warren Poole, photo courtesy of UBC

Dr. Warren Poole, photo courtesy of UBC

Dr. Poole, of UBC, is the recipient of the Materialia Holloman Materials Award. Dr. Poole is recognized for leadership n promoting the understanding of the relations and the interactions between materials technology and societal interests/needs or contributions to materials technology that have had major impact on society. With this distinction Acta Materialia, Inc. not only intends to honor outstanding persons but also to improve the awareness of the fundamental importance and diversity of materials research, both within the community and the public at large.

Read more about Dr. Poole

Congratulations Warren & John!

Acta Materialia

Acta Materialia provides a forum for publishing full-length, original papers and commissioned overviews which advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the processing, the structure and the properties of inorganic materials.

METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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