EPD Distinguished Lecturer Award

This award recognizes an outstanding scientific leader in the field of nonferrous extraction and processing metallurgy by inviting him/her to present a comprehensive lecture at the Society's Annual Meeting.

Recipient will be invited to submit their lecture to Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B.

Recipients of this award may be eligible for Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award and TMS/ASM Joint Distinguished Lectureship In Materials & Society Award.

The recipient of the EPD Distinguished Lecturer Award will receive an award piece and a $500 travel stipend to travel to the TMS Annual Meeting. Award recipients must travel to and attend the conference in order to receive the travel funds associated with this award.

For more information on this award, view the bylaws.


The recipient must be available to present a lecture on a technical subject of particular interest to the extraction and processing metallurgy members of the Society at the Annual Meeting approximately two years following selection for the award.

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. Two to five letters of endorsement are required. 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)

2024 EPD Distinguished Lecturer Award
George Demopoulos
Show Details

Past Years Awardees

perhaps a short sentence that introduces what this section is and directs the user to click the button to take action