ATLANTA, GA, March 4, 2015 (Press Release) - TAPPI is pleased to announce Dr. Doug Bousfield as the recipient of the 2015 Coating and Graphic Arts Division and MWV Outstanding Educator Award. Dr. Bousfield is being recognized for his excellence in academia as well as his passion for the mentoring of others, which created interest and enthusiasm among new and current members of the industry.
"It is a high honor to know that TAPPI is concerned with education and even graduate student education," said Dr. Bousfield. "I have worked hard for years trying to give graduate students a chance to attend TAPPI conferences."
Dr. Bousfield graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering and received his MS in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University before obtaining his PhD from UC Berkeley. He began his career as an Assistant Professor at the University of Main, where he is currently a full professor.
TAPPI congratulates Dr. Bousfield and will honor him at the PaperCon Awards Dinner on April 21 in Atlanta.
TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries and publisher of Paper360°, Tissue360° and TAPPI Journal. Through information exchange, events, trusted content and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster and more cost-effective ways of doing business. It has provided management training and networking to the industry's leaders for almost 100 years.