NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

Nikhil Gupta, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU was a recipient for the Young Leader Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for his work in developing lightweight composite materials for aircraft, marine vessels and automobiles. His recent research aims to develop more effective protective materials that would save passengers in the event of an accident.

The society presented the awards at TMS Division luncheons and council meetings held from March 3 through 7 in San Antonio, Texas. Gupta was one of 20 award recipients.

“TMS has developed this award specifically to help young professionals connect with the leaders of the society and of the materials science field,” Gupta said.

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