Beese Receives the 2018 TMS AIME Robert Lansing Hardy Award

Allison Beese

Allison Beese, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, is honored with the 2018 Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) AIME Robert Lansing Hardy Award for exceptional promise in the field of mechanics of metallic materials and in particular, the advancement of mechanical metallurgy understanding in additive manufacturing.

Established by Dr. Arthur C. Hardy, this award is in memory of his son, Robert Lansing Hardy, a young man of great promise in the field of physical metallurgy and Junior Member of AIME, who died suddenly at the age of 25. This award recognizes a young person, under the age of 35, in the broad fields of metallurgy or materials science for their exceptional promise of a successful career. It is funded by AIME, with donations by Ford Motor Company through the TMS Foundation.

Beese will receive the award in March of 2018 at the TMS 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. TMS is a professional society that connects minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers who work in industry, academia, and government positions around the world.