Source Newsroom: TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)
Newswise — February 18, 2013 – Warrendale, PA (USA) – The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) will honor members who have made remarkable contributions in the field of materials science and engineering this past year at the 142nd TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition set for March 3-7, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
One of the primary objectives of TMS is to recognize the accomplishments of its members. Each year the society presents more than 60 awards in several major categories, including Society, Young Leader, Division and other awards. This year, 25 TMS members will receive TMS Society Awards. Society honorees will receive their accolades at the TMS-AIME Annual Awards Presentation on March 5 in the Convention Center’s Lila Cockrell Theatre. The recipients are:
TMS Fellows – Class of 2013
George "Rusty" Gray, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Shull, National Institute of Standards & Technology
David Srolovitz, University of Pennsylvania
Peter Voorhees, Northwestern University
Brimacombe Medalists – Class of 2013
Ellen Cerreta, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Nikhilesh Chawla, Arizona State University
Joy Forsmark, Ford Motor Company
Alan Luo, General Motors Co.
Alexander Scott Distinguished Service Award
Ray Peterson, Aleris International Inc.
AIME Champion H. Mathewson Award
Jung-Kuei "Brian" Chang, Chung Hsin Electric & Machinery MFG Corp.
Eric M. Taleff, University of Texas
Paul Krajewski, General Motors Co.
AIME Honorary Membership
Bhakta Rath, Naval Research Laboratory
AIME Robert Lansing Hardy Award
Markus Buehler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Application to Practice Award
Timothy Weihs, Johns Hopkins University
Bruce Chalmers Award
Sindo Kou, University of Wisconsin
Cyril Stanley Smith Award
Leonid Bendersky, National Institute of Standards & Technology
Early Career Faculty Fellow Award
Julia Greer, California Institute of Technology
Marc Andre Meyers, University of California
Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award
Horst Hahn, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Julie Christodoulou, Office of Naval Research
Morris Cohen Award
Gregory Olson, Northwestern University
Shri Ram Arora Award
Sumit Goenka, Carnegie Mellon University
Vittorio de Nora Prize for Environmental Improvements in Metallurgical Industries
Leon Prentice, CSIRO Process Science and Engineering
William Hume-Rothery Award
Alex Zunger, University of Colorado
For more information about TMS awards and recognition at the TMS2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, visit
www.tms.org/Society/TMSAwardWinners.aspx?year=2013#Society Award Winners
Information about the TMS2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibition is available at www.tms.org/tms2013
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a member-driven international professional society dedicated to fostering the exchange of learning and ideas across the entire range of materials science and engineering, from minerals processing and primary metals production, to basic research and the advanced applications of materials. Included among its 11,000 professional and student members are metallurgical and materials engineers, scientists, researchers, educators, and administrators from more than 70 countries on six continents.