As of 2020, ESAFORM presents a “Best communication award” for papers and presentations at the annual ESAFORM conference. The aim of this award is to promote research activities in material forming and young researchers, engaged in a PhD activity, to help them gain European/international recognition. For more information download the Flyer.

The Best Communication Awards 2020 are awarded to:

  1. Gold medal: Andreas HETZEL, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  2. Silver medal: Wenqi LIU, Aalto University, Finland and RWTH Aachen, Germany
  3. Bronze medal: Clemens ZIMMERLING, Karlsruhe Intitute of Technology, Germany

Their papers and abstract can be found here.