A materials engineering academic at The University of Nottingham is to receive a prestigious award from the International Association of Advanced Materials.
Dr Nicola Everitt, from the Faculty of Engineering, will be awarded the International Association of Advanced Materials Scientist Medal 2016 for her “notable and outstanding contribution” in the field of "Advanced Materials Science and Technology".
Dr Everitt will receive the IAAM Scientist medal during the ceremony of American Advanced Materials Congress 2016 on 5 December 2016 in Miami, USA.
A specialist in the structure and properties of high performance materials, focussing on small-scale mechanical property testing, Dr Everitt is particularly interested in the elastic, viscoelastic and plastic behaviour of polymers for medical and other uses.
On learning of her forthcoming accolade, Dr Everitt said: “I am very pleased to get this award and look forward to presenting my paper on Chitosan membranes produced from shrimp shells as possible food packaging material at the Congress.”
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