Yuyun Yang wins the 2015 Frans Habraken Best Paper Award: Congratulations!

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Yuyun Yang, who is carrying out her PhD thesis at the Institute of Biomaterials, supervised by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and co-supervised by Prof. Sanna Virtannen (Institute of Surface Science and Corrosion), has won the 2015 Frans Habraken Best Paper Award of the journal Applied Surface Science. The paper “Yang, Y., et al., In vitro study of polycaprolactone/bioactive glass composite coatings on corrosion and bioactivity of pure Mg” (Applied Surface Science, Volume 355, 2015, 832-841) was selected from close to 40 nominees. The Frans Habraken Best Paper Award was initiated in memory of Professor Frans Habraken, who was Editor of Applied Surface Science, from 1998 to 2011. The award is presented to the first author, aged 30 or younger, of the best paper published in the journal in the year 2015. The award consists of a certificate and EUR 1,000. The announcement in the journal’s webpage is here. Congratulations Yuyun !