Award of the de Bruyne Medal

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
13 Sep 2011

John Antony Bishopp FIMMM, formerly of Hexcel Composites (Duxford), and currently managing
director of the adhesives and adhesion consultancy, Star Adhesion Ltd,
was the sixth recipient of the de Bruyne Medal which was presented to
him at the Society for Adhesives and Adhesion’s International
conference, ‘Adhesion 11’, held in York from 7-9 September 2011. This prestigious medal is presented in
acknowledgement of the recipient’s personal contribution to innovation
in the field of adhesives.

The medal was presented by Dr Michael J Elwell FIMMM, Global Research Director for the sponsors, Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland). The presentation was followed by a lecture given by Mr Bishopp and entitled ‘Norman de Bruyne FREng, FRS: the father of structural bonding?'.

The photograph shows Dr Michael Elwell (2nd left) and John Bishopp (3rd left) with his proposer and seconder, Prof Tony Kinloch and Dr John Comyn on the right and left hand sides respectively.

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