2020 Awards Recipients

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A fundamental responsibility of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM is to recognize and honour those members who have excelled through their outstanding achievements and contributions to metallurgy and related fields. By bestowing appropriate awards, the Society encourages high standards of endeavour and focuses the attention of peers and public alike on the accomplishments and careers of its most talented members.

2020 Award Recipients Recognition of Excellence

We would like to congratulate all of our MetSoc award recipients for their outstanding contributions to the profession and industry and setting the highest standards for the student and future members of our society.

MetSoc Airey Award, sponsored by XPS, Expert Process Solutions
Joël Kapusta, BBA Inc.

MetSoc Award for Research Excellencesponsored by Rio Tinto
Vladimiros G. Papangelakis, University of Toronto

Silver Medal
Mary Wells, University of Guelph

MetSoc Brimacombe Award
Peter Lind, Newmont

MetSoc Environment Awardsponsored by Teck
Bruce R. Conard

MetSoc Distinguished Materials Scientist Award
Dongyang Li, University of Alberta

The Sherritt Hydrometallurgy Award
Mike Dry, Arithmetek Inc.

CIM Distinguished Lecturer
James Budac, Sherritt International (retired)

CIM Fellowship
Joël Kapusta, Qingxia Liu

Pyrometallurgy Best Paper Award
Fundamental Analysis for an Improved Multi Metal Recovery by Combining Copper and Lead Metallurgy
by Christoph Zschiesche, Dr. Gerardo R. F. Alvear Flores and Dr.-Ing. Mehmet Ayhan
Proceedings of the 58th Annual Conference of Metallurgists hosting the 10th International Copper Conference 2019

MetSoc Scholarship Awards
Aleksandra Nastic, University of Ottawa
Margaret Wilson, Dalhousie University
William Dixon, McGill University

Outstanding MetSoc Student Chapter
McGill University

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