2021 Recipient(s): Jose Maria Bastidas
For over four decades, Professor Jose-Maria Bastidas has contributed in many aspects of corrosion, electrochemical methods applied to corrosion assessment and materials characterization. He has devoted his career to elucidate the mechanisms of electrochemical corrosion by studying several technological applications in energy generation, transport systems, aerospace, automotive and food industries. Professor Bastidas has championed over 60 research projects in corrosion, produced over 450 original articles and supervised over 30 PhD thesis at different universities of Spain, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.
Bastidas is with National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM) from CSIC, in Madrid, Spain