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Vaidya Named 2023 SAMPE Fellow

Uday VaidyaThe Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) has named UT/ORNL Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing Professor Uday Vaidya a 2023 Fellow for his significant contributions to both the society and industry in areas of advancing materials and process engineering technology. The Fellow award is one of SAMPE’s most prestigious global awards bestowed upon SAMPE members. Vaidya was unanimously selected for the award by SAMPE’s Global Fellow Committee, past presidents, and Global Board of Directors, who praised him for his “extensive history of research support, technology advancement, individual mentoring, and support of SAMPE.”

The award will be presented to Vaidya on October 30 at The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in Atlanta.


Kathy Williams (, 865-974-8615)