Research to Industrial Practice Award

This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in transferring research results or findings into commercial production and practical use.

The award consists of a black marble pinnacle.

Recipients of this award may also be eligible for Acta Materialia Gold Medal, AIME Honorary Membership, Fellow, William Hume-Rothery, and IOM/Mehl.

For more information on this award, view the bylaws.

NOTE: The TMS Application to Practice Award was renamed the Research to Industrial Practice Award, starting with the 2021 award. The selection criteria for the award remains the same.

Criteria

Demonstrated outstanding achievement in transferring research results or findings in some aspect of the fields of metallurgy and materials into commercial production and practical use as a representative of an industrial, academic, governmental, or technical organization.

How to Nominate

Submission Deadline:
April 1 of each year.

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. Current resume or curriculum vitae, no more than 5 pages.
  4. A minimum of two, maximum of five, letters of endorsement. Each letter should be no longer than one page. No more than one letter of endorsement may be from the same affiliation as the nominee. The nominator’s letter may be counted in the total number required.

Send complete nomination packet to TMS Awards.

Current Year Awardee(s)

2020 Acta Materialia, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship
William Carpenter
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2020 Acta Materialia, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship
William Jeang
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2020 AIME Henry deWitt Smith Scholarship
Kathleen Chou
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2020 AIME Henry deWitt Smith Scholarship
Murtatha Jamel
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2020 EPD Scholarship
William Carpenter
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2020 FMD Gilbert Chin Scholarship
Thomas Colburn
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2020 International Symposium on Superalloys Scholarship
Kyle Ventura
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2020 International Symposium on Superalloys Scholarship
Hannah Walker
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2020 Kaufman CALPHAD Scholarship
Emily Proehl
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2020 LMD Magnesium Technology Award - Student Paper
Amine Benzerga
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2020 LMD Magnesium Technology Award - Student Paper
Jacques Besson
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2020 LMD Magnesium Technology Award - Student Paper
Joshua Herrington
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2020 LMD Magnesium Technology Award - Student Paper
Yazid Madi
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2020 LMD Scholarship
Samantha Schloder
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2020 LMD/EPD Energy Best Paper Award- Student
No award given.
2020 MPMD Scholarship
Natalie Wieber
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2020 SMD Scholarship
Jadzia Graves
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2020 TMS Best Paper Contest - Graduate - 1st Place
Yuan Li
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2020 TMS Best Paper Contest - Graduate - 2nd Place
Keyou Mao
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2020 TMS Best Paper Contest - Undergraduate - 1st Place
Benjamin Suslavich
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2020 TMS Best Paper Contest - Undergraduate - 2nd Place
No award given.

Past Years Awardees

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