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AIME Champion H. Mathewson Award

Joseph Robson
Professor of Metallurgy
University of Manchester
Manchester, UK

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  • QUOTE
    I am greatly honored that my paper was selected for a Champion H. Mathewson Award. I am aware of the very high quality of previous papers that have received this award, and am pleased my work has found value to the wider metallurgical research community. I would like to thank my colleagues, collaborators and sponsors, including Magnesium Elektron, whose support of magnesium research at Manchester made this work possible. I would also like to thank TMS for its international role in strongly championing metallurgical research.
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  • OTHER
    "Effect of Rare-Earth Additions on the Texture of Wrought Magnesium Alloys: The Role of Grain Boundary Segregation," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, July 2014.
  1. For a series of closely related papers, there must be at least one common author across them all.
  2. The paper(s) must have been published in Metallurgical Transactions A or B or any other TMS publication (including JOM and JEM) within the two-year period ending on October 31.

Funded by AIME, this award was established to honor Dr. Champion H. Mathewson, President of the Institute in 1943. Honorary Member of AIME, and noted scientist and teacher.

It recognizes a paper, or series of closely related papers with at least one common author, which represents the most notable contribution to metallurgical science in the award period.

The award consists of the Mathewson Medal and an engraved plate in a walnut plaque.

For more information on this award, view the bylaws.

 

 

  • Submissions Due:

    April 1st of each year.

  • Nomination Form(s):
  • Submission Details:

    Please submit the following documents to complete the nomination process:

    1. Completed nomination form.
    2. Nominator's Supporting Statement: This statement is to be included within the principal nominator’s cover letter of endorsement. The supporting statement should outline the qualifications of the nominee for the specific honor/award. The nominator’s supporting letter should be no more than two pages.
    3. Photocopy or PDF of the nominated paper(s).
    4. A nominator’s letter of endorsement. Letter should be no longer than one page.

    Send complete nomination packet to the TMS Awards & Recognition Specialist

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