Call for Nominations
Friday, January 26, 2018
2018 Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials
The University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials is seeking nominations for the
2018 Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials, which will be awarded in conjunction with
the American Society for Composites 33rd Annual Technical Conference to be held on
September 24-26, 2018 at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.
The Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials was established in 1984 in conjunction with
the Decennial Celebration of the Center for Composite Materials of the University of
Delaware. The medal is to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of composite
Criteria for the award of the Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials include significant
contributions to the field of composite materials through leadership, scholarly endeavor,
invention and/or economic enterprise over a sustained period of years. We are seeking
nominations from the entire composites community to identify individuals befitting this honor
and recognition. The Honors Committee, comprising of Professors Tsu-Wei Chou, John W.
Gillespie, Jr., and Suresh G. Advani, will compile the results and consult with all past Medal
winners on the final selection.
Please submit nomination packets to Corinne Hamed by March 1st. Packets are to include
a biographical sketch or resume and a recommendation letter highlighting the contributions
and impact that the nominee has had on the composite materials field.
We thank you in advance for your contribution to this important selection process.