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SAMPE Announces 2017 Class of Fellows

Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Janie Drake
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June 6, 2017 – (Diamond Bar, Calif.) – The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) will honor the 2017 SAMPE Fellows at CAMX, on September 11 in Orlando, Florida.


The SAMPE Fellow Award recognizes SAMPE members for their distinguished, lifelong contributions in the fields of materials and processes. Since its inception in 1982, only 159 distinguished individuals have been designated as a SAMPE Fellow.


The 2017 SAMPE Fellows:

·         Brian Flinn, PhD - Research Associate Professor, University of Washington

·         Faramarz Gordaninejad - Professor, Univ of Nevada/Reno

·         Gaku Kimura (posthumous)

·         Karl Nelson, PhD - Boeing Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company

·         Nobuo Takeda - Professor, University of Tokyo

·         Anthony Vizzini, PhD - Provost and Senior Vice President, Wichita State University


The 2017 SAMPE Fellows will be honored at a special Award Ceremony on Monday evening, September 11 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. This event will take place during CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo – in Orlando, Florida September 11-14, 2017.


For more information about the Award Ceremony or CAMX, visit or contact Michelle Tubb at or +1.626.521.9453.


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CONTACT: Michelle Tubb
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Fax: +1.626.332.8929


About SAMPE:
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering is an international professional member society that provides information on new materials and processing technology either via technical forums, journal publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas and air their views. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers and academicians.


About CAMX
Created by ACMA and SAMPE to connect and advance all aspects of the world's composites and advanced materials communities, CAMX is an all-encompassing event. Regardless of the application – transportation, aerospace, marine, wind energy, software, construction and infrastructure, medical, academics, sports and leisure – CAMX is THE must-attend event for products, solutions, networking, business, and advanced industry thinking. CAMX replaces ACMA’s COMPOSITES Convention and SAMPE’s Annual Spring Convention forming one super industry event. CAMX 2014 expects over 500 exhibitors, 8500 participants, and 250 conference education sessions and technical paper presentations.  For more information, visit


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