Public Release: 

Professor Federico Rosei elected ASM International Fellow

For outstanding research on mutifunctional materials

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

This news release is available in French.

Québec City, July 27, 2015. - Professor Federico Rosei of the INRS Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications has been elected Fellow by ASM International, marking his outstanding research on the synthesis and characterization of multifunctional materials. By electing him as a Fellow, ASM International recognized not only the impact of his work but also his exceptional mentoring activities. He is the only Quebec researcher to receive this honor in 2015.

Holder of the UNESCO Chair on Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage (MATECSS), Professor Rosei studies the properties of nanostructured materials and has a wealth of experience in the synthesis, processing, and characterization of inorganic, organic, and biocompatible nanomaterials. His research has led to the development of new technologies in green energy, electronics, and the life sciences.

This is not the first time Professor Rosei has been singled out by ASM; he was also selected for the 2013-2014 ASM Canada Council Brian Ives Lectureship and previously in 2010 for the ASM India Visiting Lectureship.

Considered as an international leader in materials research, Professor Rosei will officially become an ASM International Fellow at the awards ceremony to be held at the Materials Science & Technology 2015 (MS&T15) conference in Columbus on October 6, 2015.

Kudos to Professor Rosei, winner of multiple awards in Canada and abroad!

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About ASM International

Founded in 1913, ASM is the world's largest association of metal materials scientists and engineers, with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to stimulating research, solving problems, and training technical and professional staff. The title of Fellow was created in 1969 to recognize outstanding contributions to materials science and engineering by ASM members.

About INRS

INRS is a graduate-level research and training university and ranks first in Canada for research intensity (average grant funding per faculty member). INRS brings together some 150 professors and close to 700 students and postdoctoral fellows at its four centres in Montreal, Quebec City, Laval, and Varennes. Its applied and fundamental research is essential to the advancement of science in Quebec and internationally even as it plays a key role in the development of concrete solutions to the problems faced by our society.

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