Alumnus George Vander Voort Receives 2006 Joseph R. Vilella Award

Published on Monday September 25, 2006

Alumnus George F. Vander Voort (B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, CoE, 1967) is a recipient of the 2006 Joseph R. Vilella Award from ASTM International.

This award recognizes “oustanding contributions in publications about metallography and is intended to stimulate research and further encourage the extension of knowledge in the field.”  Vander Voort received this award for a revision and rewrite of Volume 9, Metallograhy and Microstructure of the ASM Handbook.  According to their website, ASTM International is “is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.”  Vander Voort currently serves as director of research and technology for Buehler, Ltd.

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