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Renowned TAPPI Member
Receives Paper Industry Honor
SAMANTHA GEIER

Dr. Honghi Tran was inducted into
the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame
(PIIHF) on October 12. This induction recognizes Dr. Tran as a pioneer in the global paper
industry. Dr. Tran is one of four inductees for
2017 that were honored at the Annual Banquet
and Induction Ceremony.
The Honors Committee of the PIIHF Board
of Directors considers nominations based on
significant contributions to the fields of academics, economics, entrepreneurship, founding, leadership, marketing/sales, research and
development, service, and technology.
Dr. Tran is a professor in the Department of
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
at the University of Toronto in Canada, and is
also the university's Frank Dottori Chair in
Pulp and Paper Engineering and Director of
its Pulp & Paper Centre.
Dr. Tran is one of the world's leading
experts on kraft chemical recovery processes
and an authority on recovery boiler plugging and fouling. His global research work,
publications and consulting activities have
played a major role in advancing recovery
technology and the debottlenecking of pulp
mills. He has initiated and successfully led

Dr. Honghi Tran

Dr. Tran receives the 2017 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal, TAPPI's
highest honor, from TAPPI President Larry Montague.

10 large consecutive research consortia on
Energy and Chemical Recovery at Toronto
since 1987, with support from the Natural
Sciences and Engineering Research Council of
Canada (NSERC) and more than 50 pulp and
paper related companies from eight countries.
Dr. Tran has been a member of TAPPI
since 1980. He was named a TAPPI Fellow
in 2000 and received the prestigious Gunnar
Nicholson Gold Medal Award for 2017. He is
also a recipient of the 2003 TAPPI Research &

Development Technical Award and William
H. Aiken Prize, the 2006 TAPPI Engineering
Beloit Award, the 2013 PAPTAC John S. Bates
Gold Medal, the 2014 International Chemical
Recovery Conference (ICRC)'s Lifetime
Achievements and Contributions Award,
and nearly 20 Best Conference Paper Awards.
TAPPI congratulates Dr. Tran on this noteworthy achievement and looks forward to his
future successes. For more information on
PPIHF visit paperhall.org.

On the Bookshelf
Brownstock Washing Fundamentals and Practices is a technical publication from 21 expert contributors who provide knowledge for pulp mill employees at any level: general, beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
The book provides a balance of theory, practice, and practical application in brownstock washing. It reviews
current state-of-the-art methods for designing and operating brownstock washing systems, including different
types of washers and methods for troubleshooting these washer systems. Current types of instrumentation
and process control of washing systems are also highlighted.
Topics covered include:
* Brownstock Washing
* Washer Control Strategy
* Fundamentals of Washing
* Impact of Washing on other areas of the mill
* Troubleshooting
The editors, Peter W. Hart and Michael T. Brown, highly recommend this publication for educators and
students as the subject has been omitted from many curricula. This important book is designed to be a
reference guide for current and aspiring industry engineers.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - November/December 2017

Setpoint
Over the Wire
Rebuilds and Conversions
Proud to be a Papermaker
The New Cascades
Operational Data Helps Mills Meet Challenges
Papermaking Best Practices with Vacuum-Dewatering Systems: Part 2
TAPPI Library is an Industry Resource
Managing the Decline of Graphic Paper Demand
TAPPI Journal Summaries
2017 PPI Awards Finalists
TAPPI News
ASPI News
Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Intro
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - cover1
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - cover2
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Setpoint
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Over the Wire
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 10
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 11
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Rebuilds and Conversions
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Proud to be a Papermaker
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - The New Cascades
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Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 33
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Operational Data Helps Mills Meet Challenges
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 35
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 36
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 37
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Papermaking Best Practices with Vacuum-Dewatering Systems: Part 2
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 39
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Managing the Decline of Graphic Paper Demand
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 41
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - TAPPI Journal Summaries
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 43
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 44
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 45
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 2017 PPI Awards Finalists
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - 47
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - TAPPI News
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - ASPI News
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - cover3
Paper360 - November/December 2017 - cover4
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