The 2018 International Pyrotechnics Society awards have been announced!

The winner of the 2018 Dr. B. E. Douda Young Scientist Award is Amee L. Polk (U.S. Army RDECOM-ECBC, USA).
The title of the winning paper is Pyrotechnically Generated and Disseminated Aerosol for Bio-Agent Defeat.

There are two Frank Carver Bursaries this year:

Johann Glück (Energetic Materials Research, University of Munich, GERMANY)
The Development of Strontium-/Chlorine-Free Flare and Strobe Formulations Based on Lithium

Dr. Cédric Martin (NS3E Laboratory, French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis, FRANCE)
Nanosized Thermites and Explosives (NSTEX) Compositions – The Bridge Between Pyrotechnics and Explosives