The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) has elected its 2019-2020 global officers.

Professor Kazuro Kageyama from the Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, has been appointed as the organization’s global president.

Also elected to serve as global executive vice president is Dr Ing Xiaosu Yi, FSAMPE, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. SAMPE Global's current president, D. Brent Strong, FSAMPE, will support Professor Kageyama as the global immediate past president.

‘It is a significant honor to serve all of our SAMPE members as your global president,’ Professor Kageyama said. 

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