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:
- Gold medal: Andreas HETZEL, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
- Silver medal: Wenqi LIU, Aalto University, Finland and RWTH Aachen, Germany
- Bronze medal: Clemens ZIMMERLING, Karlsruhe Intitute of Technology, Germany
Their papers and abstract can be found here.