Original Press Release
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.
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