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MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize


Hortense Le Ferrand
Nanyang Technological University

for her excellent academic credentials, high-quality scientific publications, science writing and science communications efforts, and potential for future scientific leadership in the materials field

MRS Bulletin is pleased to announce that Hortense Le Ferrand, Nanyang Technological University, has been selected to receive the MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize. This award recognizes postdoctoral researchers for their intellectual merit, the impact of their research and scholarship and their interest in science writing and communication.

MRS Bulletin acknowledges the Jiang Family Foundation and MTI Corporation for their generous contribution to support this award.

About Hortense Le Ferrand

Hortense Le Ferrand is a postdoc in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. She received her PhD degree in materials science from ETH Zürich. Her research focuses on composite materials, mineralization, in situ assembly methods, advanced manufacturing, multifunctionality and hierarchical assemblies. Le Ferrand has worked as a reporter for the Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting Scene®, has written news and historical pieces for MRS Bulletin and has served as a volunteer at MRS Meetings. She is a member of The American Ceramic Society, the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering Europe and MRS. She also serves as a peer reviewer for several journals and has a personal science blog.