Biography: Paul Shewmon is professor emeritus in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Ohio State University. He earned his B.S. in metallurgical engineering at the University of Illinois in 1952, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in 1954 and 1955, respectively. He joined Argonne National Laboratory in 1967 and served as associate director for metallurgy, associate director of the experimental breeder reactor-II project, and director of the Materials Science Division. Prior to becoming a professor at the Ohio State University, he was director of the Division of Materials Research for the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Shewmon is the author or coauthor of more than 130 articles and two books. He has received several honors and awards, including the TMS Champion H. Mathewson Award.
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