AIME/TMS Banquet & Awards Presentation
March 1216 · 2000 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Nashville, Tennessee
During the week of March 12-16, 2000, the 129th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), will be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.
The combined American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
(AIME)/TMS Annual Dinner and Awards Presentations will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Monday, March 13, 2000, at the Opryland Hotel, Presidential Ballroom-Washington/Adams.
This highlight of the AIME/TMS Annual Meeting will begin with a cash bar reception
at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m. in the Presidential Ballroom. Dark business
suits are appropriate attire for the gentlemen.
Prior to the Banquet . . .
1999 TMS President J. Wayne Jones will present the TMS awards and then introduce Y. Austin Chang as the 2000 President of the Society.
Y. Austin Chang is a distinguished professor in the Department of Materials
Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He received
his B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Washington at Seattle
and his PH.D. in metallurgy from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr.
Chang joined the faculty of the Materials Department at the University of Wisconsin
at Milwaukee in 1967. In 1980 he joined the faculty of the Department of Materials
Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has received
many honors and awards including the TMS William-Hume Rothery Award (1989), Educator
Award (1990), Extraction & Processing Award (1993), and Champion H. Mathewson
Medal (1996). He is also a TMS fellow. Dr. Chang is very active in the materials
community, and he served as honors and professional recognition director for TMS
from 1996 through 1998.
J. Wayne Jones
1999 TMS President
Y. Austin Chang
2000 TMS President
Following Dinner . . .
1999 AIME President Paul G. Campbell will serve as master of ceremonies for presentation
of AIME's major awards. The presentations will be followed by a short address
by incoming 2000 AIME President Robert E. Murray.
Paul G. Campbell
1999 AIME President
Robert E. Murray
2000 AIME President
Robert E. Murray is president, chief executive officer, and owner of the
Ohio Valley Coal Company, Maple Creek Mining, Inc., Energy Resources, Inc.,
American Coal Sales Company, Powhatan Transportation Center, West Virginia Resources,
Inc., Oneida Coal Company, Inc., and MonValley Transportation Center, Inc. Mr.
Murray is also a passive investor in Ken American Resources, Inc. He served
in most supervisory and executive positions with North American Coal Corporation
between 1956 and 1987, including president and chief executive officer. He is
a graduate in mining engineering from Ohio State University and of Harvard University's
Advanced Management Program. He is a past president and director of the Society
for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc. He is a director of the National
Mining Association and National Coal Association and the Pennsylvania and Ohio
2000 TMS AWARD RECIPIENTS
Class of 2000
Abbaschian, University of Florida
Cahn, University of Cambridge
Kimerling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Surash, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wadsworth, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Austin Chang, University of Wisconsin
Hertzberg, Lehigh University
Khachaturyan, Rutgers University
Wasida, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
to Practice Award
Klarstrom, Haynes International
Hellawell, Michigan Technological University
Lansing Hardy Award
Dubon, Harvard University
of Metals Lecturer & Robert F. Mehl Medalist
Rapp, The Ohio State University
H. Mathewson Award
Was, University of Michigan
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