MetSoc Silver Medal

Origin of the Silver medal

The Silver Medal, which was initiated in 1986, is awarded to individuals who have built, sustained and developed the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM into the present strong, internationally renowned organization.

Criteria

The Silver Medal is to recognize individuals who have contributed effectively over a long period, to the growth of MetSoc.  The nomination(s) for, and award of, the Silver Medal is the responsibility of the Past President and is not open to general nominations from the membership at large. Balloting is by all Past Presidents. 

There is no cash prize to this award.

2017 Recipient

Doug Boyd, Queen’s University (retired)

PAST RECIPIENTS
1986 – J.M. Toguri
1987 – N.G. Thomas
1988 – M. Rigaud
1989 – J.E. Dutrizac
1990 – W.T. Thompson
1991 – W. Williams
1992 – P. Tarassoff
1993 – L. Seeley
1994 – G.M. Ritcey
1995 – A. Plumpton
1996 – B.R. Conard
1997 – E. Ozberk
1998 – G.L. Bolton
1999 – F. Habashi
2000 – C. Dìaz
2001 – J.M. Walsh
2002 – A. Vahed
2003 – C. Twigge-Molecey
2004 – H. Henein
2005 – J. Finch
2006 – P.J. Mackey
2007 – H. W. King
2008 – S. Marcuson
2009 – G.P. Demopoulous
2010 – M. King
2011 – J. Kapusta
2012 – A. Allaire
2013 – N. Stubina
2014 – G. Richards
2015 – M. Sahoo
2016 – D. Wilkinson
2017 – D. Boyd
This award is administered by the Past Presidents of the Society.  Nominations at large are not collected but if you have a suggestion of a member that deserves this recognition, please advise us at metsoc@cim.org
METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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