Peter Brewin Poster Award

This new award from the EPMA was introduced on 2014 to celebrate the contribution made over many years by Dr Peter Brewin to the Association, both on its Board and Council, as well as his successful period as Technical Director from 2001 - 2007. At the same time it will form an important and public recognition of the contribution made by poster authors to the EPMA's annual Euro PM Congress, being the largest and most prestigious Powder Metallurgy specific congress in Europe.

Peter Brewin remains a key supporter of the EPMA and was pleased to hear about the creation of this new award.

The award winners, who, in the opinion of an independent panel of three judges, submitted and displayed the best overall poster at the event, receive a plaque and an honorarium of €250.

2015 Winner

The winner of the Peter Brewin Poster Award for 2015 was Dr Josefine Hall of Dalarna University, Sweden, for her paper "Influence of Microstructure and Hard Phase Content on the Mechanisms of Deformation and Wear of HIP'ed Stellite® 190 Composites".

2014 Winner

The Peter Brewin Poster Award for 2014 was presented to Mr Tomas Berglund and Mr Martin Östlund of Sandvik Powder Solutions, Sweden for their poster entitled "Design of PM HIP Quad Metal Exhaust Valve Spindle Prototypes".

Peter Brewin states "It is very good to know that the prize has been awarded for the first time and that the winner is of such a high standard".

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