The Main Board of the Polish Materials Science Society awarded two equivalent prizes for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of Materials Science for 2011:
- BEng, PhD Anna Maria Janus from the Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow. Title of the thesis: "Morphology of the hydroxyapatite natural source for biological applications". Supervisor: BEng, PhD, DSc, ProfTit Marek Faryna;
- BEng, PhD Katarzyna Faryj from the Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science AGH UST in Krakow. Title of the thesis: " Influence of production parameters on the microstructure and properties of sintered self-hardened steels". Supervisor: BEng, PhD, DSc, Assoc. Prof. Andrzej Ciaś;
We congratulate both winners and wish them further scientific successes.