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The 2018 Owens Corning Early Career Award will be presented to Prof. Christopher Jewell (University of Maryland) “for innovative work providing new understanding of the interactions between synthetic materials and immune tissues, and that enables novel carriers that help actively direct immunity.”
 
The 2018 Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science will be presented to Prof. Zhen-Gang Wang (California Institute of Technology) “for theoretical contributions to the understanding of thermodynamics and phase transitions in heterogeneous polymer systems, especially charged systems.”
 
Both awards will be presented Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the MESD Plenary session held during the 2018 AIChE National Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa.
 
 

Owens Corning Early Career Award

The Owens Corning Early Career Award recognizes outstanding independent contributions to the scientific, technological, educational or service areas of materials science and engineering.

Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science

The Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science is bestowed annually to a leading researcher in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of materials science and engineering. Previous Winners include many important researchers in the materials engineering field.