World Academy Honours Professor Sabu Thomas with the Prestigious European Golden Owl Award

In a significant recognition of his contributions to the field of materials and manufacturing engineering, Professor Sabu Thomas has been honoured with the esteemed Professor Fryderyk Staub Golden Owl Award. The accolade, bestowed by the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, celebrates Professor Sabu Thomas’ outstanding efforts in promoting Polish science and higher education on a global platform.

The ceremony, which took place on May 22, 2024 in Wisła, Poland highlighted Professor Thomas’ pivotal role in fostering collaboration between the international scientific community and Polish researchers. His work has been instrumental in advancing knowledge and innovation in materials and manufacturing engineering, a critical sector for the modern economy.

The Golden Owl Award, named after the revered Professor Fryderyk Staub, is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to their field while promoting Polish scientific achievements internationally. Professor Thomas’ selection for the award underscores his impact on both the Polish scientific community and the broader field of engineering education and research.

In receiving this honour, Professor Thomas adds to his already impressive list of accolades, further cementing his status as a leading figure in his field. His achievements serve as a testament to the global nature of scientific exploration and the importance of cross-cultural collaboration in advancing human knowledge and technology.

The World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, known for its commitment to excellence and innovation, continues to recognise and support leaders like Professor Thomas. These honours not only celebrate individual achievements but also inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers to pursue excellence and to global progress.

Professor Thomas’ award highlights the importance of bridging scientific communities worldwide, demonstrating that collaboration and mutual respect are key to solving the complex challenges facing society today. His work exemplifies the spirit of the Golden Owl Award and sets a benchmark for future laureates. Professor Thomas delivered the plenary talk  after receiving the award.