Department of Materials Science Awards

  George Ferko and Helen Chan - Allen S. Quier Award

(April 21, 2010) Several student and faculty awards were presented at the annual Student Materials Society Spring Picnic, April 21, 2010, in Whitaker Courtyard. The Student Materials Society is the Lehigh University student chapter of two professional societies,ASM International and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. The picnic, a longtime tradition, provides the opportunity for students and faculty to mingle in a social setting.See awards / See photos


Bradley Stoughton Student Award
Presented to an outstanding senior student in the Materials Science and Engineering Department
Recipients: Michael S. Grimes and Douglas G. Ridyard

Kahn Memorial Award
Presented to a senior student outstanding in materials science and engineering
Recipient: Daniel H. Bechetti, Jr.

Cyril John Osborn Award
Presented to a senior student who shows outstanding promise of a successful career in materials science and engineering
Recipient: Thomas J. Nizolek

Allen S. Quier Prize
Awarded to a senior student in recognition of outstanding progressive achievement in scholastic work in materials science and engineering
Recipient: George J. Ferko, V

Harmer Prize
Materials Science and Engineering Citizenship Award
Recipient: Anthony P. Ventura

Handwerk Prize
Presented to a student for outstanding achievement in the fields of chemistry, materials science and engineering or earth and environmental sciences
Recipient: Daniel H. Bechetti, Jr. 

George P. Conard II Award
Given to an outstanding graduate student in Materials Science and Engineering
Recipient: Wu Zhou

Gilbert E. Doan '19 Award
Given by the Materials Science and Engineering senior class to the member of the MS&E faculty who in their judgment has best served them as a mentor in civic, moral, and spiritual dimensions of their education
Recipient: Rick Vinci

Student Daniel H. Bechetti, Jr. received both the Kahn Memorial Award and Handwerk Prize. This year is the fourth time Rick Vinci , associate professor of materials science and engineering, has received the Gilbert E. Doan '19 Award. Student Michael S. Grimes was unable to attend the picnic to accept his Bradley Stoughton Student Award in person.