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|Past Poster Winners Archive|
AAC Awards Poster Session Winners Archive
Pictured Above from left to right: John Thornton, Judge from Apple, Inc.; Burcin Bilici, 2016 Winner; Abby Koczera, 2016 Winner; Flemming Jensen, 2016 Winner and Jude Mary Runge Ph.D., Judge from Comprehensive Metallurgical Consulting and CompCote International, Inc.
Julien Escobar, Laurent Arurault and Viviane Turz, Universite de Toulouse, Preparation and characterizations of lubricating anodic films on aluminum substrate (pictured is proxy presenter Mahmoud Vahidi)
Julien Escobar, Laurent Arurault and Viviane Turz of the Universite de Toulouse won for their poster, titled Preparation and characterizations of lubricating anodic films on aluminum substrate. The poster addressed the consequences of lubricating anodic films to obtain specific material properties.
Martin Aggerbeck, Technical University of Denmark, and Kristian Techendorff (not pictured), Danish Technological Institute, in collaboration with Flemming Jensen and Ib Kongstad, Bang & Olufsen, Optical Appearance & Corrosion Properties of Aluminum-Based Plasma Coatings
Martin Aggerbeck of the Technical University of Denmark and Kristian Techendorff of the Danish Technological Institute, in conjunction with Flemming Jensen and Ib Kongstaf of Bang & Olufsen, presented the poster Optical Appearance & Corrosion Properties of Aluminum-Based Plasma Coatings. This poster analyzed the use of plasma coating to create an aluminum that can be anodized while keeping its nice appearance and good corrosion properties.
Jean-Pierre Cavalie and Laurent Arurault of the Universite de Toulouse received honorable mention for their poster The Aluchromists: an artistic movement using organic coloring of anodic films on aluminum for artworks creation. This historical topic looked at the works of the Aluchromist art movement in the 1950s, which used anodized aluminum.