- Recipients of the 2019 Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials
The Center for Composite Materials is proud to announce the honorees of the
2019 Medal of Excellence:
Professor Michael R. Wisnom
Director, Bristol Composites Institute
Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen
Senior Vice President Marketing, HITCO Carbon Composites
The 2019 Medal of Excellence will be awarded in conjunction with the American Society for Composites 34th Annual Technical Conference, to be held on September 23-25, 2019 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
- ASC – Solvay Student Paper Award
- ASC Ph.D. Scholarship for AY 2019-20
The mission of the American Society for Composites (ASC) is to provide a communication forum for the engineering and scientific community in composite materials and to provide the growth of knowledge from interdisciplinary engineering and scientific research in composite materials. In keeping with this mission, ASC is pleased to announce an annual graduate student research scholarship grant program for formally enrolled Ph.D. students in engineering or science whose dissertation research is focused on some aspect of composite materials. Up to four awards will be given, each consisting of two parts. The first part is a grant of $1000 for the student to support the student’s research. The second part is reimbursement of travel expenses up to $1250 including conference registration to help the student attend the annual ASC Technical Conference and accept the award at the conference banquet. Georgia Tech will host the next ASC Technical Conference in Atlanta during September 23-25, 2019.Nominations are invited from faculty advisors, who are also ASC members as of January 1, 2019. They are requested to submit the form below (next page) along with the supporting information electronically by Friday, May 31, 2019. Decisions will be announced by July 15, 2019.More information can be found at the ASC website: www.asc-composites.org.
Advisors should submit the application form along with the following supporting information as one PDF file:
1. Nominee’s resume;
2. A research statement (not exceeding 1250 words) written by the nominee including a brief summary of state of the art, objectives, methods, expected contributions, results to date, relevant figures, and references;
3. Nomination letter from the faculty advisor describing the qualifications of the nominee for an ASC Scholarship;
4. Copy of the nominee’s university transcript; and
5. Additional reference letter from a person familiar with the nominee’s research.
Items (1) through (4) above should be emailed directly by the advisor as one PDF file to Prof. B.V. Sankar at SANKAR@UFL.EDU by Friday, May 31, 2019. The additional reference letter should also be emailed by the reference directly to Prof. Sankar before the deadline. The reference letter can be from a person at the same university or another institution, industry or research laboratory.
Successful nominee(s) selected to receive the scholarship will be asked to arrange to send the official university transcript directly from the university registrar’s office.
This letter and the nomination form can be downloaded from here: