Mechanical engineering senior Victoria Zellerhoff won first prize at the American Society for Metals (ASM) Student Presentation Night on Tuesday, April 19, according to Khalid Khan, engineering. Zellerhoff won over six other presenter teams and individuals from Portland State University, Oregon State, and Washingtion State University-Vancouver, including master of science and Ph.D. degree candidates. Her talk was on a material called Nitinol, a shape memory alloy used in many applications, including the biomedical field—it is used in stents for clogged arteries and other applications.
ASM International was founded in 1913 as the American Society for Metals, and is the world’s largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers, with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to informing, educating and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.
For more information contact Khalid Khan, engineering, at 7276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.