ASCbody.gifThe Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc. (ASC) recently presented the 2012 Adhesion Society Outstanding Young Adhesion Scientist Award and a $1,000 grant to Frank DelRio, Ph.D., a scientist at the Material Measurement Laboratory within the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD. The award was presented during the Adhesion Society’s Annual Meeting, which took place Feb. 26-29.

The Outstanding Young Adhesion Scientist Award recognizes emerging research talent that focuses on properties of adhesion. DelRio has spent considerable time focusing on a variety of adhesives research, and has published several papers.

“Part of the ASC Vision is to serve as a catalyst for growth in our industry, and the council recognizes that boldly researching the opportunities and challenges within the adhesive space is critical to laying a strong foundation for future growth,” said Matthew E. Croson, president, ASC. “The council is proud to support the work of Dr. DelRio and looks forward to his, and his colleagues’, substantial contributions to our industry in the future.”

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