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Surojit Gupta receives young professional award from American Ceramic Society

Surojit Gupta, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota, has been selected to receive the 2019 Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award from the American Ceramic Society.

Gupta is an active researcher in sustainable materials, high temperature ceramics and alloys, nanotechnology, additive, and green manufacturing. He teaches fundamental and applied courses related to materials science and engineering. He holds six patents and has published more than 53 technical papers, over 90 peer reviewed abstracts and/or contributed presentations, and one book chapter.

The Young Professional Award was established in honor of the late Reldon Cooper, co-founder of Du-Co Ceramics, to recognize a young professional member of the American Ceramic Society who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service. Gupta will receive an honorarium check, a certificate of recognition and lifetime membership in the Society.

Gupta will receive the award at the American Ceramic Society’s 121st annual meeting Sept. 30 in Portland.