Hali Diep is Named "2012 Shot Peener of the Year"

The Shot Peener magazine has named Hali Diep as the 2012 Shot Peener of the Year. Hali Diep is an associate technical fellow in Surface Enhancement/Shot Peening at Boeing Research and Technology. He has been with Boeing over 28 years and his fields of expertise include Surface Enhancement, Shot Peening, Laser Peening, Failure Analysis, Metal Processing, and Aluminum Heat Treating. He is the custodian of BAC specifications and Boeing’s design manual. Mr. Diep is the Vice-Chairman of the Aerospace Material Engineering Committee – Surface Enhancement (AMEC-SE) and a member of the International Scientific Committee for Shot Peening. Mr. Diep served on the local organizing committee for the Eleventh International Conference on Shot Peening in 2011.

“The Shot Peener magazine gave Mr. Diep the 2012 Shot Peener of the Year award because of his outstanding work on surface enhancement and shot peening for The Boeing Company and his contribution to AMEC-SE. He has a thorough understanding of shot peening processes and can translate his knowledge into specifications and procedures. He helped the AMEC committee write a new specification for manual peening that involved operator training and certification, and his contribution was invaluable to us,” said Mr. Champaigne, editor of The Shot Peener magazine and chairman of AMEC-SE.

About the Award
Since 1992, The Shot Peener magazine has given The Shot Peener of the Year award to individuals in the shot peening industry that have made significant contributions to the advancement of shot peening. For a list of previous award recipients, visit http://www.theshotpeenermagazine.com/shot-peener-of-the-year.

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