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ASTM Committee awards scholarship to Rensselaer student.

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January 15, 2014 - Chelsea Ehlert, a graduate student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has received the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship from ASTM Committee E04 on Metallography. Award encourages female college seniors or first-year graduate students to pursue study of physical metallurgy or materials science, with emphasis on relationship between microstructure and properties. Ehlert is pursuing a doctorate in materials engineering; her thesis will focus on electrochemistry topics and battery research.

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ASTM International Metallography Committee Awards Scholarship to Rensselaer Student

Press release date: January 10, 2014

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —Chelsea Ehlert, a graduate student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., has received the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship from ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography.

Established in 1975, the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship Award for Women encourages female college seniors or first-year graduate students to pursue the study of physical metallurgy or materials science, with an emphasis on the relationship between microstructure and properties. 

Ehlert is pursuing a doctorate in materials engineering at Rensselaer; she received a bachelor’s degree in the same subject from the Institute in 2013. Her thesis will focus on electrochemistry topics and battery research.

A student member of ASTM International, Ehlert is also a member of the American Vacuum Society, the Material Advantage Student Program and the Society of Plastics Engineers, as well as the National Engineering Honor Society Tau Beta Pi and the International Professional Honor Society for Materials Science and Engineering, Alpha Sigma Mu.

To learn more about ASTM student membership and scholarship and grant opportunities, visit www.astm.org/campus.

ASTM International is one of the world’s largest development and delivery systems of standards and related products and services. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org.

ASTM PR Contact: Erin K. Brennan, Phone: 610-832-9602; ebrennan@astm.org

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