Engineering’s Ning wins ASTM International award

By on November 13, 2013
Haibin Ning, Ph.D, a professor in UAB's Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Haibin Ning, Ph.D., a professor in UAB’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has won the 2013 Professor of the Year Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International.

Ning joined ASTM Committee D30 on Composite Materials in 2012 and has since proposed a new carbon fiber content-measurement procedure to complement existing test methods.

Ning teaches courses in materials characterization and testing, manufacturing processes, and finite element analysis.

There he exposes undergraduate and graduate students to ASTM International standards in lab work, lectures and assignments.

He also manages UAB’s advanced materials testing and processing lab and conducts research on fiber-reinforced composite materials.

He has worked on several federal-, state- and industry-sponsored projects and has been instrumental in the completion of applications related to mass transit, aviation defense, sports equipment and personal protection.

The ASTM International award recognizes the contributions of educators who develop students’ understanding of ASTM International standards.

The organization is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards that support industries and governments around the world.

Members include more than 30,000 of the world’s top technical experts and business professionals in 150 countries.

UAB News Service

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