Past Winners - Young Scientist Award (Now Early Career Award)

2008

Al Crosby

University of Massachusetts

for his contributions to the field of adhesion science research with work involving the role adhesion plays in spatially and chemically non-uniform surfaces

2009

Tian Tang

University of Alberta

for studies of the adhesion, multiscale modeling and simulation of nano-biomolecular hybrid materials

2010

Christopher Stafford

NIST

for innovative methodology in measuring the mechanical properties of soft coatings

2011

Kevin Turner

University of Pennsylvania

2012

Frank DelRio

NIST

for pioneering experiments and analytical approaches leading to an enhanced understanding of adhesion at the nanometer and micrometer scales

2013

Edwin Chan

NIST

for investigations of polymer gels and of the adhesive response of structured soft material surfaces

2014

Rong Long

University of Alberta

for his development and application of computational methods for understanding the mechanics of soft materials

2016

Robert Style

for Fundamental Contributions to our Understanding of the Coupling of Surface Tension to Elastic Deformation

2017

Xuanhe Zhao

for Fundamental Contributions and Groundbreaking Research on the Mechanics of Soft Materials

Past Winners - Outstanding Young Adhesion Technologist Award

2008

Kar Tean Tan

NIST

for his contributions to the understanding of the role moisture plays in teh failure of adhesives, sealants and coatings

2010

Arron Forser

NIST

for creative use of nanoindentation in composite assembly