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Distinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian Named IAAM Fellow

Reza Abbaschian has been named as Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM, Sweden) for his contributions to strengthening the “Advanced Materials.” IAAM is a non-profit international scientific organization to promote Advanced Materials Science, Engineering and Technology. The association has 6000+ scientists from 70+ countries.

Reza is a Distinguished Professor and Winston Chung Endowed Professor in Sustainability.  He also serves as Director of Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC), a multi-disciplinary research center dedicated to solutions for today’s energy demands, while developing advanced energy storage, generation and distribution and energy-use strategies for tomorrow’s applications. He also serve as president of International Relations Council of Riverside, which is a volunteer organization that facilitates Global Ties and Riverside’s nine Sister City relationships.

Reza is also a Fellow of ASM, TMS and AAAS, and is a past President of ASM International. His other awards include the TMS Educator Award, Structural Material Division’s Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award, TMS Leadership Award, ASEE Donald E. Marlowe Award, Davis Productivity Award of the State of Florida, and the 2016 Albert Sauveur Achievement Award of ASM. In 2017, he received the AIME Honorary Membership, an honor bestowed on only 1/10th of 1% of its membership, in recognition of being an "outstanding scientist and researcher in solidification fundamentals and materials processing, educator and leader in advancing the materials profession."