Jan. 9, 2018
William C. Lipps, environmental and geochemical marketing manager with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Columbia, Maryland, USA was honored with the Max Hecht Award from ASTM International’s committee on water (D19).
Lipps, who joined ASTM International in 1986, was honored for his outstanding service in the advancement of the study of water. The committee has previously honored Lipps with the Standards Development Award in 2010, 2015, and 2017. He received ASTM International’s highest award, the Award of Merit, in 2017.
Lipps has previously served as a product manager with OI Analytical, a senior chemist and lab manager with Inter-Mountain Laboratories, among others. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree in chemistry and geology from Stephen F. Austin State University.
In addition to ASTM International, Lipps is a member of the Water Environment Federation, Standard MethodsCommittee, American Water Works Association, the Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration, and the Nelac Institute.
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