Tuesday, March 26, 2013

CESE students take top honors at the National Association of Corrosion Engineers conference

 Over 6,000 people attended the National Association of Corrosion Engineers meeting last week. UVa had some notable accomplishments in the category of student awards.   In addition to the award winners below, there were numerous CESE students who gave excellent technical talks.

Highest student honor

Went to Andrew King, who received the A.B. Campbell Award for the best paper published in CORROSION in 2012 by an author under 35 years of age.  His paper was on the Mechanism of Function of a Magnesium Rich Primer Coating

This is the 4th time a student has won this award from CESE in recent years. Past students and faculty at UVA MSE/CESE have also won the award.

Awards for graduate poster session
There were 106 student posters presented in the graduate poster session.  Rebecca Schaller and Jay Srinivasan each received student poster awards.   Jay received the Third Place, Marcel Pourbaix Prize for the Best Poster in Corrosion Science.   Rebecca received the Mars Fontana - Corrosion Engineering 3rd place award.