Aachen, in March 2019 - At ANTEC 2019, the largest international technology conference, the newest "Fellows of SPE" were honoured. Among them was Professor Christian Hopmann, Institute Director of the IKV Institute for Plastics Processing in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University. He also holds the Chair of Plastics Processing at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. Hopmann received the prestigious award of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) on 17 March at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The "Fellows of the Society" are selected individuals who have reached outstanding achievements in science, technology or management in the field of plastics technology. Professor Hopmann was nominated and honoured by the Injection Moulding Division (IMD). He was granted the award by Dr. Brian Grady, SPE president.
Candidates are nominated by one of the SPE's Technical Divisions and selected by the Fellows Election Committee. Only 319 members, including the new Fellows, have been awarded this prestigious title since it was introduced in 1984.
The staff of the IKV are pleased with him and congratulate him warmly.
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