German Materials Society Award for Prof. Boccaccini

Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini, editor-in-chief of Materials Letters, will receive this year the DGM Award (DGM Preis 2015) from the German Materials Society (DGM).

This award recognizes outstanding materials scientists for excellent scientific or technological contributions in the general field of materials science and engineering. The award will be presented at the DGM Awards ceremony to take place in the context of the Conference and Exhibition "Materialsweek" in Dresden in September 2015.

Aldo Boccaccini is Head of the Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, and visiting professor in the Department of Materials, Imperial College London, UK.