Professor Christian Hopmann, institute director of the IKV Institute for Plastics Processing in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University, has been honoured as the newest „Fellows of SPE“ at Antec 2019, the largest international technology conference. He was nominated by SPE’s Injection Moulding Division (IMD) and received the prestigious award by Dr. Brian Grady, president of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) on 17 March 2019 at Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Prof. Christian Hopmann and Dr. Brian Grady, SPE-President 2018-2019 at the 77th Annual Technical Conference (Source: SPE)

“The Fellows of SPE are selected individuals who have reached outstanding achievements in science, technology or management in the field of plastics technology. Candidates are nominated by one of the SPE’s Technical Divisions and selected by the Fellows Election Committee. Only 319 members, including the new Fellows, have been awarded this prestigious title since it was introduced in 1984.”

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