Seeking Nominations for 2018 Charles Hatchett Award

The International Panel for the Charles Hatchett Award is currently in the process of identifying suitable papers related to the science and technology of niobium for consideration for the 2018 Award.

The Award is sponsored by the world’s leading niobium producer Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração (CBMM) and is ratified by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). It is made annually to the author(s) of the best published paper in the general area of the metallurgy of niobium or alloys containing niobium. For the 2018 Award, papers published between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2017 are eligible for consideration.

Should you wish to submit a paper for consideration for the 2018 Award, then please e-mail

Please note, papers must be submitted by Friday, 1st December, 2017.

For further details about the Charles Hatchett Award, including last year’s winners, please visit