CORROSION Best Paper Award

CORROSION Best Paper Award

This award is given for the most outstanding manuscript published in CORROSION in the calendar year preceding the award nomination deadline. CORROSION Editorial Board members will be requested to provide nominations based on their knowledge of the manuscripts published during the eligible calendar year for which they were the lead editors.

Nominee Eligibility

  • Authors of nominated papers do not have to be members of NACE.
  • Only papers published in issues of CORROSION in the calendar year preceding the award nomination deadline are eligible.
  • Papers published in CORROSION that are eligible for the A.B. Campbell Award are also eligible for this award in the same year, but the same paper cannot receive both awards.
  • Past recipients of this award are not eligible to receive this award again.
  • Research Topical Symposium (RTS) papers may be considered.
  • Willis Rodney Whitney and Frank Newman Speller papers may not be considered.

How to Nominate

Review the nominator eligibility requirements

Download and fill out nomination form

Review criteria for nominator eligibility

Return on or before June 30 to NACE Headquarters

For more information please email

Siavash Jafarzadeh
Siavash Jafarzadeh
Xiguang Chen
Ziguang Chen
Florin Bobaru
Florin Bobaru

2020 Recipient(s): Siavash Jafarzadeh, Ziguang Chen, and Florin Bobaru

The 2020 CORROSION Best Paper recipients are Siavash Jafarzadeh, Ziguang Chen, and Florin Bobaru for their paper, "Peridynamic Modeling of Repassivation in Pitting Corrosion of Stainless Steel," Corrosion, 74, 4 (2018): p. 393-414.

Jafarzadeh is with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Chen is with Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Bobaru is with University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Past Recipients

  • 2019
    Greger L. Pioszak
    Richard P. Gangloff
  • 2018
    Dr. Michael Henthorne
  • 2017
    Professor Oladis Troconis de Rincon
    Professor Andres Antonio Torres-Acosta
    Professor Pedro CastroBorges
  • 2016
    Yao Xiong; Bruce Brown
    Brian Kinsella
    Srdjan Nešić, FNACE
    Alain Pailleret.
  • 2015
    Dr. Liang-Liang Li
    Dr. Greg Swain
  • 2014
    Sebastian Thomas
    Nick Birbilis
    Murali S. Venkatraman
    Ivan S. Cole
  • 2013
    Koji Arioka
  • 2012
    Dr. Jeremy Moloney
    Wai Mok
    Carlos Menendez
  • 2011
    Wei Sun
    Srdjan Nesic
  • 2010
    J.R. Scully
    F. Preseul-Moreno
    M. Goldman
    R.G. Kelly
    N. Tailleart