Materials science and engineering’s Jennifer Carter receives young leader award

Jennifer CarterThe Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) named Jennifer Carter, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, as one of 28 recipients of the 2014 TMS Young Leader Professional Development Award. The winners were formally recognized at the 143rd TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition Feb. 16-20 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Carter was one of seven honored in the Structural Material Division.

The award recognizes early-career individuals, under the age of 40, for their potential as future leaders within TMS and the materials and engineering community it serves. Award winners have unique opportunities to become more involved in society activities and to network with prominent TMS members. Advancing professional growth of TMS’s young members is part of the mission of the TMS Foundation, the award sponsor.