Euro PM2019: EPMA Fellowship and Distinguished Service Awards, Thesis Competition winner announced

October 14, 2019

Euro PM2019: EPMA Fellowship and Distinguished Service Awards, Thesis Competition winner announced
The Euro PM2019 Congress & Exhibition is currently underway at the MECC in Maastricht, the Netherlands (Courtesy EPMA)

At Euro PM2019 Congress & Exhibition gets underway in Maastricht, the Netherlands, the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) announced the recipients of its annual Fellowship Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Thesis Competition.

The EPMA Board and Council’s Fellowship Award recognises individuals in the scientific and/or academic community for significant contributions to the development of the PM industry. The two recipients of the 2019 Fellowship Awards are:

  • Professor Francisco Castro, Independent Consultant on PM, formerly Principal Senior Researcher at CEIT and Director of Materials and Manufacturing Division
  • Professor Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kieback, Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Materials Science, Chair Powder Metallurgy & Composite Materials and Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials IFAM Dresden

The 2019 Distinguished Service Award was given to:

  • Dr.-Ing. Ingo Cremer, CEO, CREMER Thermoprozessanlagen GmbH. 

The annual EPMA Thesis Competition award was presented to Dr Chu Lun Alex Leung, from the University of Manchester, England, UK, for his paper on the ‘X-ray Imaging of Powder Consolidation During Laser Additive Manufacturing’. 

Euro PM2019 covers all aspects of Powder Metallurgy, and features a congress programme of over 300 technical papers, in addition to the parallel Euro PM Exhibition, featuring more than 100 exhibiting companies.

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