Congratulations Dr. Bhakta Rath

Congratulations Dr. Bhakta Rath!

The premier materials society, ASM International, has selected Dr. Bhakta B. Rath as the recipient of this year’s “Medal for Advancement of Research”. He is being recognized for his leadership in promoting basic research and advanced exploratory developments in multidisciplinary fields of materials science and engineering which have led to technological innovation for the commercial sector and national security. Dr. Bhakta Ratha is a past president of ASM International.

It is also noteworthy that Dr. Rath has recently founded the “Rath Research Award” at the Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO) to recognize the Ph. D. or M. S. candidate whose thesis work has the greatest potential to impact U S society and industry. The Award comprises a certificate and cash prize.

(Reportedd by Dr. Prasan Samal)