Dr Rafael Cury (left), BU Tungsten Heavy Alloys head of development and Valentin Tannières with his award.
Dr Rafael Cury (left), BU Tungsten Heavy Alloys head of development and Valentin Tannières with his award.

Valentin Tannières, engineer in the Research and Development Department at Plansee Tungsten Alloys, has reportedly received the award for best Master’s Thesis covering metallurgy.

Tannières received the Pierre Veyssiere Medal from the French Metallurgical and Material Science Society at the Material Science International Conference in Strasbourg, France. His work deals with the correlation of US inspection and defects on microstructure observed on tungsten heavy alloys with high mechanical characteristics.

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