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Gilles L'Espérance wins award from Metal Powder Industries Federation

July 29, 2013 - Source : NEWS

Gilles L'Espérance, full professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering and Director of the Centre for Characterization and Microscopy of Materials, (cm)2, at Polytechnique Montréal, has received the prestigious Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy award from the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) for his exceptional career.

The award, which was created in 1968, was presented to Professor L'Espérance by Matt Bulger, President of MPIF, at the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, which took place in Chicago on June 25. The award recognizes professionals who have dedicated a significant portion of their career to one or more areas of the metal powder industry and who have made an exceptional contribution.

Professor L'Espérance has been teaching at Polytechnique for 31 years. He has worked in various metal powder companies in addition to collaborating part-time with the research and development department at Domfer Metal Powders. He has a doctorate from the University of Birmingham (UK), as well as holding three patents. He is a Fellow of APMI International and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. While remaining very active in the business community, he is also a soccer and hockey coach.

Our heartiest congratulations to Professor L'Espérance!

See also:
Professor L'Espérance's expertise
MPIF website


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