News : People

18May2017

Mr. Zhang Xianghua establishes the “Zhang Xianghua Laureate Prize” with Personal Fund One Million CNY

During the 18th International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP 2016) held in Vancouver, Canada on November 11, 2016, the International Irradiation Association (iia) awarded the association’s highest accolade, the Laureate Award, to Mr. Zhang Xianghua, former Chairman (1992-2016) of Wuxi EL PONT Radiation Technology Co., Ltd. To express his gratitude to all the contributors to […]

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23March2017

iia Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has just been released. If you did not receive a copy please sign up to receive future newsletters. The current newsletter can be accessed via this link: iia newsletter

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16December2016

Olivier Legrain – joins the board of iia

Olivier Legrain, CEO of the IBA Group, has been appointed as a director of the International Irradiation Association. Olivier joined IBA SA in 1996 as Controller and was particularly involved in the IPO of the company. In 1998 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Scanditronix Medical AB Sweden, the new subsidiary of IBA’s dosimetry […]

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14November2016

IMRP 18 – Laureate Award Winners

The IMRP 18 Laureate Awards were announced during the Closing Plenary on Thursday 10 November. The winners were Professor Mohamad Al-Sheikhly (University of Maryland U.S.A.) Scientific Laureate and Mr Zhang Xianghua (Wuxi El-Pont, P.R. China) Business Laureate. Further information is available in the attached Press Release. Press Release – Laureates

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7October2016

Aerial designated as an IAEA collaborating center

Aerial was designated as an IAEA collaborating center for Multidisciplinary Applications of Electron Beam and X ray Technologies and Related Dosimetry, especially for Food Irradiation. A ceremony was held at Aerial on 6 October 2016 during which the plaque was remitted to Alain Strasser, General Manager, by Mrs Nathalie Colinet of the Department of Nuclear […]

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4October2016

IMRP – Laureate Nominations – Update

On 14th September 2016 an iia Laureate Award Committee met to review the 2016 award nominations and select their award winner recommendations. Two winners, one Scientific Award winner and one Business Award winner, are being recommended to the iia Board for final approval prior to announcement at IMRP 2016. The Laureate Award committee used a […]

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2October2016

AAMI announces new President and CEO

AAMI’s Board of Directors has named Robert D. Jensen, a longtime executive in the healthcare industry, as the association’s third president and CEO. See more on the AAMI website

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15July2016

Rocco

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden and unexpected death of Rocco Basson yesterday evening. Rocco was a pioneer of the radiation processing industry and someone who devoted himself to the utilization and growth of radiation technology. In recent years Rocco has worked tirelessly to enable Hepro Cape Town to meet USDA APHIS […]

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