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Nicole Overman receives scholarship award from ASTM.

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August 14, 2009 - Nicole Overman, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Washington State University, received the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship from ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography. Overman was recognized for her pursuit of education in line with the award's focus on the study of physical metallurgy or materials science, with an emphasis on the relationship between microstructure and properties.

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Nicole Overman Receives Scholarship Award from ASTM International Committee on Metallography

Press release date: August 13, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., August 13, 2009-Nicole Overman, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., is the recipient of the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship from ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography. Established in 1975, the scholarship 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. Overman, who earned a bachelor's degree in materials science and engineering from Washington State, has worked as a research assistant at the university and has completed internships at USS-POSCO Industries, Pittsburg, Calif., and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash. Overman is a member of the Materials Research Society; the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society; ASM International - the Materials Information Society; the Association for Iron and Steel Technology; and the national engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. 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 around the globe. Contact: Erin McElrone, ASTM International 100 Barr Harbor Drive, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428 610-832-9602; emcelron@astm.org, www.astm.org

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