Prof. Jennifer L.W. Carter, will receive this year’s award “for dedicated and effective instruction and mentoring of students at various stages of their educational experience in addition to impacting undergraduate engineering education.” This award, accompanied by $3000, was established in 1952 in memory of an outstanding teacher in metallurgy and dean of engineering who was president of ASM in 1942. The award recognizes young teachers of materials science, materials engineering, and design and processing, by rewarding them for their ability to impart knowledge and enthusiasm to students. The recipient must be 35 years of age or younger by May 15 of the year in which the award is made.
The ASM International Board of Trustees has named Janet L. Gbur, Doctoral Candidate, Case Western University, as the winner of the 2016 ASM International Student Paper Contest for her entry entitled “Fatigue and Fracture of Wires and Cables for Biomedical Applications.” The awards program recognizes achievements of members of the materials science and engineering community. Awards will be presented at Materials Science Technology 2016 (MS&T '16), in Salt Lake City, UT in October.
The ASM International Student Paper Contest was established in 1985, as a mechanism for student participation in Society affairs. The award recognizes the best technical paper with a graduate or undergraduate student as first author that is published in an ASM sponsored publication during the year.
The Material Advantage Congressional Visits Day (CVD) is an annual event that
brings students to Washington, D.C., to educate Congressional decision makers
about the importance of funding for basic science, engineering, and technology.
This year, CVD brought 37 students and faculty to the nation’s capital on April
18–19, 2016. Jon Healy, of the our department, is in the back row, third from the left.