INAUGURAL SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Recently at ThinFilms 2016, the Society presented the inaugural Special Contribution Award to Prof. Wang Fuzhen, a retired professor from Beijing Lianhe University. Society President and Conference Chair, Prof. Sam Zhang, presented the Award plaque during the conference banquet and the inscription (reproduced here) on the plaque explains why Prof. Wang was bestowed with this award.
In recognition of her
relentless efforts and outstanding contributions
to the thin films and coatings community
Especially in her self-motivated creation of a 10 hour long
online e-course on “ion-plating technology”
which has been freely available in the
cloud classroom since 2014
Prof. Wang was honoured to receive this award and gave an acceptance speech.