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Richard Brow announced as winner of the 2016 N.F. Mott Award

Pictured with Brow are (left-right): Edgar Zanotto, editor of JNCS; Joe Zwanziger, editor of JNCS; Richard Brow; B.G. Potter, editor of JNCS and Karine Van Wetering, Elsevier
Pictured with Brow are (left-right): Edgar Zanotto, editor of JNCS; Joe Zwanziger, editor of JNCS; Richard Brow; B.G. Potter, editor of JNCS and Karine Van Wetering, Elsevier

Congratulations to Richard Brow!

The 2016 N.F. Mott Award, the Senior Scientist Award for outstanding contributions to the science of Non-Crystalline Solids over many years is awarded to:

Dr. Richard K. Brow

The Award, sponsored by the Journal of Crystal Growth (JNCS), was presented at the 2016 Glass and Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting in Madison, WI, USA.

Pictured with Brow are (left-right): Edgar Zanotto, editor of JNCS; Joe Zwanziger, editor of JNCS; Richard Brow; B.G. Potter, editor of JNCS and Karine Van Wetering, Elsevier

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Materials Awards

Elsevier awards researchers and research organizations throughout the world who have been credited with outstanding achievements and are making a significant contribution to the advancement of their field, thereby having a positive influence on our society.

The prizes are a tribute to the men and women who have contributed to the progress of humanity through their dedication to science. Serving as a source of inspiration, the awards help raise the profile of talented individuals and the organizations, in addition to the profession as a whole. 

Elsevier is proud to support the following awards in materials science:

Acta Gold Medal Awards in Material Science - Acta MaterialiaActa Gold Medal Awards in Material Science – Acta BiomaterialiaMaterials Today Cover Competition Materials Science and Engineering C: Young Researcher Award – Materials Science and Engineering: C
Carbon Journal Prize – Carbon
Young Scholar Prize – Diamond and Related Materials
John H. Dillon Medal – Polymer
Feng Xinde Polymer Prize for Best Chinese Paper – Polymer Materials Science and Engineering: A Journal Prize – Materials Science and Engineering: A
Nano Today Cover Competition: Nano Today Biomaterials: A Year in Images – Biomaterials
Robert Cahn Award – Journal of Nuclear Materials
Nano Today Award – Nano Today
Hermen F. Mark Award – Polymer
Hermen Mark Scholar Awards - Polymer


International Conference on Advancements in Aeromechanical Materials for Manufacturing (ICAAMM-2016)

The Conference will focus on the practical implementation of technologies and overcoming of complexities in Aeromechanical Engineering. The Conference creates a network of various key players in the field of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering around the Globe. Speakers from various industries, institutions and research laboratories will give a Technical impact of their expertise. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for academician’s researchers, practitioners and industry professionals to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Aerospace and Mechanical Science.

ICTAAMM-2016 will help in bridging the gap between academia, researchers and industry by discovering research demands and exchanging best practices, experience in a global scale context which is need of the day.  In addition to paper presentations, pre-workshops, panel discussions, keynote addresses, expert lectures and product exhibitions are also planned during conference.


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