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EFC Poster Prize

presented at EUROCORR

Following a proposal from the Science and Technology Advisory Committee (STAC), back in 2010 the EFC implemented a new award for the best poster presented by a young author below the age of 35 years.

The Poster Prize is presented every year at the EUROCORR Conference and its aim is to encourage the submission and exhibition of more high quality posters carried out by young corrosion scientists and engineers, including PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, etc.

The Prize, which is based upon the decision of a STAC-appointed Jury, consists of a certificate and the sum of 500 euros.


Poster Prize winners



Vitor Bonamigo Moreira

Politechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Poster Title: "Influence of alloying elements in the electro-assisted deposition of zirconium conversion coating on aluminum"

by Vitor Bonamigo Moreira, Georgina Fabregat, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, Jane Zoppas Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Carlos Aleman, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, Alvaro Meneguzzi, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Elaine Armelin, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain


Urša Tiringer and Gavrilo Šekularac

Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Poster title: "The self-healing effect of hybrid sol-gel coatings based on CeO2 nanoparticles filled with Ce3+ applied on AA7075"

by Urša Tiringer, Gavrilo Šekularac,
Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia


Alexander Lutz

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Poster title: "Local electrochemical study of ternary Zn-Fe-Mo alloy coatings on carbon steel"

by Alexander Lutz, Iris De Graeve, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium; Juliusz Winiarski, Bodgan Szczygieł, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław, Poland


Elke Ludwig

TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
Poster title:  "Corrosion of Copper in Combination with Polymers"

by E. Ludwig, G. Ball, J. Frank, M. Bonta, P. Linhardt, TU Wien, Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Vienna, Austria;
S. Larisegger, M. Nelhiebel, KAI, Europastraße 8, 9524 Villach, Austria

EUROCORR2016 Poster Prize-photo winner


Ingrid MacCarroll

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Poster title: "Atom Probe Microscopy of Oxidation Products"

by Ingrid MacCarroll, Alexandre La Fontaine, Peter Felfer, Jianqiang Zhang, David Young, Julie Cairney, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia

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A. Vimalanandan

Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Duesseldorf, Germany
Poster title: "Fundamental Investigation on the Mechanism of Capsule Based Redox-Responsive Self-Healing Coatings"

by Ashokanand Vimalanandan, The Hai Tran, Michael Rohwerder, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 40237 Duesseldorf, Germany; Li-Ping Lv, Katharina Landfester, Daniel Crespy, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany.

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Bruno M. Rocha Martins

Insituto Superior Technico, ULisboa, Portugal
Poster title:  "Smart' water-based epoxy coatings for corrosion protection of AA 2024"

by Bruno M. R. Martins, Darya Snihirova, M.F. Montemor, ICEMS, Instituto Superior Technico, ULisboa/P; K. Szczepanowicz, P. Warsynski, Insitute of Catalysis and Surface Technology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow/PL



Katarzyna Schaefer

Poster title: "Investigation into influence of zinc particle size on electrochemical action of zinc rich paints by means of microscopic and electrochemical methods"

Photo caption: Prof. A.F. Cakir, Ms. K. Schaefer, Dr. D. Féron (L-R)



Olga Palazhchenko

Poster title: "Experimental determination of high temperature pourbaix diagrams"



O. Yevtushenko