Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 377–378 | Cite as

IMS Announces Winner of 2017 IMS Buehler Technical Paper Award


The 2017 winner of the Buehler Technical Paper Merit Award for Excellence, sponsored by Buehler, is “Metallographic Study of Great Anthony Historical Bronze Bells of Apostle Andrew Skete in Mount Athos, Greece” by Athanasios Vazdirvanidis and George Pantazopoulos. The article was published in the August 2017 issue of Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis. The award includes a plaque and a cash prize of $1000, endowed by Buehler. It will be presented at the ASM Leadership Awards Luncheon on Monday, October 15, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Athanasios Vazdirvanidis is a senior research project leader and head of Metallography and Electron Optics Department of ELKEME Hellenic Research Centre for Metals S.A., located in Oinofyta Viotias, Greece. He graduated from the Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering of National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.). He holds an MSc from the Department of Civil Engineering of N.T.U.A. and a doctorate in engineering from the...

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