ASTM International Textiles Committee presents Award of Merit

ASTM International W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — ASTM International’s Committee on Textiles (D13) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Patricia Annis of the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.

The committee honored Annis for her technical contributions and dedicated perseverance in leading the two largest subcommittees, D13.59 on Test Fabric Methods and D13.60 on Fabric Test Methods, Specific, within committee D13. She has been a member of ASTM since 1988. She has received the Award of Appreciation in 1999 and the Herbert T. Pratt Award for Excellence in Terminology in 2002.

Annis is an associate professor at the University of Georgia where she teaches textiles, merchandising, and interiors. She has been with the university since 1993, having previously served as a graduate research assistant and instructor at Kansas State University.

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