YCG Award

This Award is open to any ACA member under the age of 35 who has provided a notable and significant contribution towards the ACA and to the field of Corrosion. "Significant contribution" can be in a range of areas, ranging from academic publications and activities to ACA activities (governance, membership, fundraising, event organisation, YCG, etc.), to Corrosion education, to high-quality professional activities (including following and promoting industry best practice or outstanding research) and to other activities aligned with the ACA and YCG's mission goals.

The Victor Nightingall Award

The Victor Nightingall Award was established in 1998 by the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) in honour of Victor Nightingall. Victor Nightingall (1881-1947) was a leading 20th Century Australian scientist and inventor based in Melbourne. He invented and patented the world’s first inorganic zinc silicate coating and founded the inorganic zinc coating industry in the 1940s. The award is given to recognise distinguished achievement in the development, manufacture or application of protective coatings or advancement of the protective coatings industry.


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