Congratulations to Alexandra Anderson, a Material
Advantage member, who has been selected to recieve the Henry deWitt Smith Scholarship, funded by the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), of which TMS is a member society. Established in 1967, the AIME Henry deWitt Smith Scholarship aims to advance the mineral industries by assisting students in the pursuit of graduate education in mining, metallugical, materials, or petroleum-related diciplines.
Alexandra Anderson, one of the award recipients,
is currently pursuing her graduate studies at the Colorado School of Mines. "Material Advantage has played a major role in my professional development by providing many opportunities to connect with working professionals in the materials and metallurgical industries," she said. "These interactions truly awakened an engineering passion that I never knew existed and led me to pursue graduate studies in the field of materials and metallurgical engineering. I will make every effort to represent the values of Henry deWitt Smith as I continue to progress towards a doctoral degree that will allow me to contribute to the materials and mining fields."
She will formally recieve their awards at the TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, during the TMS 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibition taking place in San Diego, California, form February 26 - March 2.
Excerpt from JOM (2016) 68: 2978. doi:10.1007/s11837-016-2184-7