IOM3 student prize winners 2010
The winners of the Institute's 2010 Competitive Student Prizes have been
The Royal Charter Prize for a materials student of any discipline
went to Rowan Leary.
He gained a 1st Class Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate
degree. Rowan is now studying for a PhD at the University of
Cambridge, investigating 3D electron microscopy techniques.
Croft won the A T Green Award as the best ceramics student. At
The University of Manchester, he received a 1st with Honours in his
MEng in Materials Science and Engineering. He studied the effects of
co-substituting dopants on the perovskite lattice of bismuth ferrite.
For excellence in polymer materials, the R H Craven Award was given
to Han Zhang. He gained a MEng in
Materials Science at Queen Mary, University of London. Project work covered the production and strain sensing properties of
conductive thermoplastic polyurethane with mixed nanofillers.