The ceremony for the IUVSTA-Ebara Award winner at IVC-21 in Malmö, Sweden.
The ceremony for the IUVSTA-Ebara Award winner at IVC-21 in Malmö, Sweden.

This year’s winner of the IUVSTA-Ebara Award is Dr Waqas Hassan Tanveer from the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering (IMPEE), Heriot-Watt University, UK.

IUVSTA, the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technology and Applications, is an international body to advance the development of vacuum-related science and technology.

The Ebara-sponsored award is for researchers and engineers who conduct research and technological development in the vacuum sector that supports the environment.

Dr Tanveer’s experience includes vacuum technologies, thin film and nanomaterials.

Ebara held a ceremony for the IUVSTA-Ebara Award winner at the 21st International Vacuum Conference (IVC-21), which took place in Malmö, Sweden in July.