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Laughlin Named Honorary AIME Member

October 5, 2011

ALCOA Professor of Materials Science and Engineering David Laughlin was recently selected as an honorary member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) — one of the highest honors the institute can bestow on an individual. The award is limited to 0.1 percent of the society membership and recognizes outstanding service to the institute, or distinguished scientific or engineering achievement in the fields embracing the activities of AIME and its member societies. Specifically, AIME cited Laughlin for his outstanding service through its TMS Society in the field of publishing, as well as sustained excellence in teaching and research in the field of metallurgy and magnetic materials.

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