April 2015

IDA Research Staff participate vigorously in various professional activities – both within their disciplines and ancillary to them – including publishing in the open literature. Highlights of IDA research activity from April 2015 follow.

Outstanding Materials Engineer (OMSE) Award to IDA Researcher

IDA RSM Dr. Lisa C. Veitch receives an Outstanding Materials Engineer (OMSE) Award from Dr. David Bahr of Purdue University.
SED’s Lisa Veitch was chosen as one of four “Outstanding Materials Engineer (OMSE) Award” winners for 2015 by the School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University. This award recognizes her work in implementing new materials and processing methods within the aerospace and defense sectors. The honor was conferred to Dr. Veitch at a ceremony at Purdue on April 30 by the faculty of the Purdue University School of Materials Engineering, in recognition of excellence in some aspect of the field of Materials Science and Engineering or an affiliated profession as exemplified by leadership and accomplishment.

The Hidden People of North Korea

SFRD’s Katy Oh Hassig talks about her book, "The Hidden People of North Korea."
SFRD’s Katy Oh Hassig and her husband Ralph Hassig answered their publisher’s request for a second edition of their popular book, The Hidden People of North Korea – Everyday Life in the Hermit Kingdom.