The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle. The institute works with characterisation, processing, finishing and application to product recycling.
The institution exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies. The institute is a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community.
IOM3 hosted the Special & Publication Awards as well as its Premier Award winners (7 December) celebrating professional achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of science and engineering. At this award ceremony and dinner, Prof. Bill Lee collected his IOM3 Platinum Medal in recognition of outstanding contributions to materials science, technology and industry.
Past President Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM of IOM3 presented all the award winners with their medals and certificates. On the awards, Serena said, ‘It was a fantastic day to mark the many achievements of members, contributors and volunteers.’