Three to be Inducted as Fellows at SAMPE 2001

09 March 2001

By unanimous decision of the Board of Directors of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Dr. Louis A. Pilato, Pilato Consulting, Bound Brook, NJ; Mr. Gary W. Valentine, Sr. Manager Engineer Program, Raytheon Systems, El Segundo, CA; and Mr. Harry Katz, Utility Development, Livingston, NJ, will be inducted as SAMPE Fellows in acknowledgement of their distinguished contributions to advanced materials development and application. They will be honored at a banquet to be held Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at the Renaissance Hotel of Long Beach.

Since its inception in 1982, the SAMPE Fellow Award has been presented to 78 distinguished individuals who have exhibited outstanding accomplishments over an extended period of time in the cause of advancing the field of materials and processing or engineering. These individuals have shown a broad and productive achievement in education, manufacturing, sales marketing, research or development. SAMPE, founded in 1944, is an international education and scientific association dedicated to the advancement of new materials and processes. The Society sponsors technical conferences and exhibitions, publishes proceedings, technical books and other publications.

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