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FEEDBACK FROM THE WINNER OF THE ALS/JEOL MOST PROMISING MICROSCOPIST AWARD 2016

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I am Genevéve Marx and currently a 2nd year PhD student at the Centre for HRTEM at Nelson Mandela University (NMU), Port Elizabeth. The supervisors of my PhD project are Dr Johan Westraadt and Prof Jan Neethling. The title of my PhD project is “Microstructural Evolution of Welded Creep Aged CSEF Steel” and it entails the quantitative measuring of the microstructure of creep strength enhanced ferritic (CSEF) steels that have been in use in coal-fired power plants and welded on. These results is used as input into creep models that can be implemented to predict more accurately the remaining life of the power plant components made of these steels.
What an honor it was to win the prestigious ALS/JEOL award for the “Most Promising Microscopist” at the 54th Annual Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (MSSA 2016) conference held in Port Elizabeth...


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 September 12, 2017
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