Congratulations to Dr. Richard Alkire [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign] and Dr. Diran Apelian [Worcester Polytechnic Institute] on receiving the prestigious National Materials Advancement Award for the year 2010. The Federation of Materials Societies presented this award on December 8, 2010 at National Press Club, Washington, DC. I had the pleasure to meet several friends and colleagues.
Ram Bhagat, Ph.D.
(U.S. citizen with “Secret” security clearance)
Fellow, ASM International
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