Award ceremonies at the 55th Metallography Conference

Awards ceremonies were also held this year as part of the Metallography Conference. The 2021 Metallography Award of the Materialography Technical Committee, the Buehler Best Paper Award of the journal Praktische Metallographie for the journal year 2020, the Struers Best Poster Award and a Struers Best Contribution Award for the best oral presentation were awarded. Winners of the photo competition were also honored in three different categories.

BEST POSTER AWARD sponsored by the company Struers GmbH

1st place
Grain size determination on materials with cubic face centered grating - traditional and state-of-the-art methods in comparison
Gaby Ketzer-Raichle (V); Elvira Reiter; Andreas Jansche; Tobias Schiele; Amit Choudhary; Alexander Banholzer; Timo Bernthaler; Gerhard Schneider; Aalen University, Institute for Materials Research

2nd place
Correlation of etch topography of electrical sheets with their crystallographic microtexture
Jan Lukas Bürgel (V)¹; Gereon Lüdenbach²; Michael Pohl¹; Marcel Schreiber; ¹Ruhr University Bochum; ²MyProLab GmbH & Co. KG

3rd place
Champo del Cielo - an iron meteorite from Argentina
Roland Haubner (V)¹; Susanne Strobl, Vienna University of Technology

BEST CONTRIBUTION AWARD sponsored by the company Struers GmbH

1st place
Development of a cavitation erosion resistant CuZnSi alloy with shape memory effect
Julia Baak (V)¹; Michael Pohl²; ¹Technical University Georg Agricola; ²Ruhr University Bochum

2nd place
FractoGraphics - Development of a fractographic symbolism
Dirk Bettge (V); Quynh-Hoa Le; Jonas Roth; Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)

3rd place
An additively manufactured titanium alloy in the focus of metallography
Christian Fleißner-Rieger (V)¹; Thomas Pogrielz¹; David Obersteiner¹; Tanja Pfeifer²; Helmut Clemens¹; Svea Mayer¹
¹Montan University Leoben; ²Pankl Racing Systems AG

BEST PAPER AWARD of the journal Praktische Metallographie sponsored by Buehler ITW Test & Measurement GmbH

1st place
H. Schönmaier, M. Pölzgutter and R. Schnitzer Montanuniversität in Leoben for the paper Etching methods for the characterization of the microstructure of a heat resistant 2.25Cr-1Mo-0.25V weld metal in volume 57 of Praktische Metallographie issue January 2020

2nd place
A. Kumar Choudhary, A. Jansche, T. Bernthaler and G. Schneider Fachhochschule in Aalen for the contribution Machine Learning for Microstructure Quantification of Different Material Classes In Volume 57 of Practical Metallography Issue July 2020

3rd place
M. Müller, D. Britz and F. Mücklich Saarland University for the contribution Application of trainable segmentations to microstructural images using the example of low-alloy steels In Volume 57 of Practical Metallography Issue May 2020

PHOTO COMPETITION sponsored by the publishing house De Gruyter

Teaching material
Adrian Thome, Material Engineering Center Saarland (MECS), Saarbrücken, Germany

General Metallography
Microstructure of additively manufactured 316L
Elke Sonnenburg, German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin

Cheerful Metallography
2nd place

Lost my heart in the eutectic....
Gaby Ketzer-Raichle. University of Aalen
1st place
The finger pointing progress in metallography
Dipl.-Ing. Christian Fleißner-Rieger, Leoben University of Mining and Metallurgy

Metallography Prize 2021
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V. (German Society for Materials Science) awarded Dr. Magdalena Speicher and Mr. Rudi Scheck the 2021 Metallography Prize at the 55th Metallography Conference in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the field of preparative materialography. ...more


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