NIMS Award 2012
Announcement of NIMS Award Winners
NIMS will present the NIMS Award to a person who has made distinguished
achievements in research and development in the field of structural
materials in recent years and as well as valuable contribution to NIMS
previously or in the near future.
This year's winners and "research achievements" are:
, University of Cambridge
Prof. Harry K.D.H. Bhadeshia
Steel Professor of Metallurg
"Understanding phase transformation and precipitation behavior
in steel materials
at the basic level and the development of new steel materials based on
Prof. John William Morris, Jr.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California,
"Theoretically understanding the mechanisms behind strength"
Prof. Subra Suresh
Director, National Science Foundation (NSF)
"Establishment of multiscale materials science across
disciplines at the macro and
nano scale for the study of structural materials and biomaterials"