Dr. Kathy Hayrynen, FASM, the Director of research and development at Applied Process, Inc. – Technologies Division, has been selected as a recipient of an Alpha Sigma Mu Fellow Award for the class of 2015. She was presented with the award October 5, 2015 at the Materials Science & Technology Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Alpha Sigma Mu (AΣM) is the international professional and academic honor society for the field of materials science and engineering. Dr. Hayrynen was inducted into the society as an undergraduate at Michigan Technological University where she served as President of the founding Chapter.  More recently, she has served a member of the Board of Directors of Alpha Sigma Mu.

The Greek letters AΣM stand for the Art and Science of Materials. Founded in 1932 by the faculty of the Metallurgical
Engineering Department at Michigan Technological University, Alpha Sigma Mu has since expanded to include all materials science disciplines. AΣM is now on 40 campuses and is expanding both domestically and internationally.

Congrats Dr. Kathy!