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ASTM announces James A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award.

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May 11, 2017 -

ASTM International announced Bhyrav Mutnuri, engineer at Bedford Reinforced Plastics, Inc. as recipient of 2017 ASTM International James A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award. He was recognised for his leadership of the subcommittee on reinforced thermosetting plastics (D20.18), of ASTM International Committee on Plastics (D20).

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ASTM International Honors Bhyrav Mutnuri with James A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award

Press release date: May 8, 2017

Bhyrav Mutnuri, engineer at Bedford Reinforced Plastics, Inc., Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 ASTM International James A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award. ASTM president Katharine Morgan will present Mutnuri with the award during the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in September.

The President’s Leadership Award recognizes individuals early in their ASTM career who have significantly advanced the Society’s mission through extraordinary accomplishment, example and vision. It is presented annually to two deserving ASTM International members.

A member of ASTM International since 2012, Mutnuri is being recognized for immediate, significant impact on and leadership of the subcommittee on reinforced thermosetting plastics (D20.18), of ASTM International Committee on Plastics (D20). In 2015, he received the Certification of Appreciation from the committee.

Mutnuri holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, in India, and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University.

In addition to ASTM International, Mutnuri is a member of the Pultrusion Industry Council, ASCE Load and Resistance Factor Design of Pultruded FRP structures Committee, and the Cooling Technology Institute.

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