Christian Hopmann Elected SPE Fellow

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Professor Christian Hopmann was named SPE Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) as part of ANTEC 2019 – the world’s largest technology conference.


Hopmann is Chair of the Institute for Plastics Processing in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University.

The "Fellows of the Society" are selected individuals who stand out for their outstanding achievements in science, technology, or management in the field of plastics technology. Candidates are nominated by one of the SPE's technical divisions and subsequently selected by the Fellows Election Committee. Only 319 members have been awarded this prestigious title since it was introduced in 1984.

Professor Hopmann was nominated and honored by the Injection Molding Division (IMD). SPE President Dr. Brian Grady presented the professor with the prestigious award during the ANTEC event at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, US.