TMS Scholarship for Patrick Bowen

Undergraduate MSE major Patrick Bowen has been selected to receive a TMS Extraction & Processing Division Scholarship. TMS scholarships will be awarded at the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego, CA, during the EPD/MPMD Luncheon on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. With this scholarship, Bowen receives $2,000, complimentary registration to attend the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting, a complimentary ticket to the EPD/MPMD Luncheon, up to $500 for travel to attend the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting, and TMS proceedings donated to the Michigan Tech library. TMS is the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.

2010 ASM Fellow Award

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The Board of Trustees of ASM International has elected Professor and Department Chair Mark R. Plichta a Fellow of the Society. The honor of Fellow represents recognition of Plichta’s distinguished contributions in the field of materials science and engineering, and develops a broadly based forum for technical and professional leaders to serve as advisors to the Society. The citation reads:

“For his seminal contribution to understanding the mechanisms of massive transformations and for his pioneering innovations in the education of students in materials science and engineering.”

This honor will be conferred at the Convocation of Fellows to be held during the ASM Awards Dinner on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, in Houston, Texas.