Dr. Yabu won the 12th Bridgestone Soft Materials Frontier Award: Encouragement Award
Dr. Hiroshi Yabu, Junior PI at AIMR won the 12th Bridgestone Soft Materials Frontier Award: Encouragement Award in 2021.
This award is given by The Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan to encourage young researchers who have been promoting cutting-edge research on rubber and in its related fields that can contribute to the rubber technology and industry in the future.
Dr. Yabu was honored for his work in "the application and development of rubber materials to honeycomb porous membraines."
The award ceremony was held via Zoom on May 20, 2021 at the Annual Meeting 2021 of The Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan.
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