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Inaugural American Vacuum Society award goes to Sandia technologist

December 28, 2015

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Sandia National Laboratories technologist Catherine Sobczak prepares a silicon wafer to load into a machine. She has been honored with the inaugural Thin Film Distinguished Technologist Award from the American Vacuum Society.

The American Vacuum Society has honored Sandia National Laboratories technologist Catherine Sobczak with its inaugural Thin Film Division Distinguished Technologist Award for providing exceptional technical support of thin film research and development.

Sobczak will be formally recognized next fall by the society’s Thin Film Division at the society’s 63rd International Symposium & Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee.

“It’s an honor to receive this award. The people who nominated me are high-level folks in the vacuum technology field. It’s nice to be recognized for all your years of service doing this,” Sobczak said.

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