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FSCT Selects Pilcher For Mattiello Memorial Lecture
The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology has announced the selection of George R. Pilcher, Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc., to deliver the Joseph J. Mattiello Memorial Lecture during its 82nd Annual Meetings, Nov. 27-29, 2004, at McCormick Place North, Chicago. The lecture commemorates the contributions of Dr. Mattiello, former president of the FSCT (1943-44), who was instrumental in expanding the application of the sciences in the decorative and protective coatings fields. The lecturer, chosen from among selected individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science and/or technology of coatings, is invited to deliver a paper on a phase of chemistry or other science fundamental to paint and coatings, varnish, lacquer, or otherwise related to protective or decorative coatings.