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Recipients: Fellow Class of 2001

The highest honor bestowed by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, the honorary class of Fellow was established in 1962; Charter Fellows were inducted in 1963. To be inducted, a candidate must be recognized as an eminent authority and contributor within the broad field of metallurgy, with a strong consideration of outstanding service to the Society. The maximum number of living Fellows cannot exceed 100.
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Stan A. David

Citation: "For significant advancement of welding science and technology through pioneering and definitive research and continued leadership and service to the materials joining community worldwide."

Biography: Stan A. David holds adjunct professorships at the University of Pittsburgh and Colorado School of Mines and a visiting professorship at Coventry University, UK. He is currently at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as a corporate fellow of Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation and leader of the Materials Joining and Nondestructive Testing Group in the Metals and Ceramics Division.

He earned a B.S. and an M.S. in metallurgical engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India, in 1965 and 1967, respectively. He earned a Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972.

Dr. David developed the Basic Energy Sciences welding program at ORNL and was appointed task leader and national coordinator of the Welding Science Program. His current interests include solidification behavior of welds, welding of intermetallic alloys, phase stability, process modeling, and residual stresses in weldments.

He has contributed to over 200 papers, serves on several national committees of professional societies and industrial advisory boards, and has been honored by many awards.

Quote: ““I feel very fortunate to receive this prestigious award. And because it comes from my peers, this recognition is particularly special to me. Over the years, TMS membership has been very useful in my professional development. I have benefited greatly from the opportunities TMS has provided in interacting with my peers while serving on its various committees and participating in its meetings and conferences.”

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Carl C. Koch

Citation: "For contributions to understanding of mechanical alloying and mechanical attrition for preparation of amorphous and nanostructured alloys."

Biography: Carl C. Koch is a professor at North Carolina State University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

He earned B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in metallurgy from Case Institute of Technology in 1959, 1961, and 1946, respectively.

Prof. Koch has published over 190 journal articles, edited five books, and awarded three patents. He was the first to show that metallic glasses can be produced by mechanical alloying. Prof. Koch is a fellow of APS, ASM International, and AAAS; received the ALCOA Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award; served on the WTEC/NSF panel on nanoparticles and nanostructure technology; and ranked third in the world in the number of citations per paper for 1990–1994 for high impact papers in materials science.

Quote: “Being chosen to receive the TMS Fellow award is the most important recognition I have received for my career in metallurgy and materials science. While I am a fellow of three other societies, the TMS Fellow Award is clearly the most prestigious. With only a maximum of 100 living TMS fellows, I am greatly honored to be included in this select group of highly respected colleagues. I wish to thank all my colleagues and students for their help in my research which made this award possible.”

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John W. Morris, Jr.

Citation: "For broad and outstanding contributions to metallurgy and materials science, including phase transformations, cryogenic steels and superalloys, electromigration, and joining in electronic packaging."

Biography: John W. Morris, Jr. is a professor of metallurgy at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Morris earned both a B.S. in metallurgy in 1964 and an Sr.D. in materials science in 1969 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has taught introductory materials science to over 5,000 undergraduates and supervised more than 50 Ph.D. theses in over thirty years.

Dr. Morris authored more than 250 published papers on mechanical behavior, high-strength steel and aluminum alloys, behavior of solder contacts and thin-film interconnects in microelectronics, and theory of thermodynamics and phase transformations. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the TMS Robert Lansing Hardy Gold Medal.

Quote: “As a metallurgist with interests in research and education, I have always considered TMS my primary technical society affiliation. Through my entire career it has been the natural home for metallurgical research. The grade of Fellow in TMS is a particular honor. It is significant that I know personally all of my fellow inductees, and have known and followed their work for many years. I feel privileged to join them in this year’s class of TMS Fellows.”
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Gregory B. Olson

Citation: "For advances in the physical metallurgy of steel, pioneering contributions to materials design, and application of design concepts to engineering education."

Biography: Gregory B. Olson is the Wilson-Cook Professor of Engineering Design in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University and codirector of the Materials Technology Laboratory.

Dr. Olson earned both a B.S. and an M.S. in 1970 and a Ph.D. in 1974 in Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the founder of Questek Innovations, the first computational materials design company, and director of the multi-institutional Steel Research Group, which pioneers computational materials design. He has also been a faculty advisor to Enterprise Club, promoting student entrepreneurship in engineering.

He has received numerous honors and awards, including fellow of ASM International, the Iron & Steel Society Tenenbaum Award, the ASM International Alpha Sigma Mu Lecturer, and the Industry Week Technology of the Year Award.

Quote: “It is a great honor to join the company of leaders of our profession such as Cyril Smith and Morris Cohen, whom I deeply admire. I hope it helps with the difficult task of giving our profession a future.”
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Sungho Jin

Citation: "For seminal discoveries in the fields of high temperature superconductor processing, diamond thinning, and collossal magnetoresistance."

Biography: Sungho Jin is a technical manager in the Applied Materials and Metallurgy Department of Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technology.He earned a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from Seoul National University in 1969. He earned an M.S. in metallurgy in 1971 and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering in 1974, both from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Jin organized the first six TMS symposia on lead-free solders in 1993–1997. He has authored over 200 technical publications, presented 80 invited talks at major U.S. and international technical meetings, accumulated more than 140 U.S. patents issued or pending, and pioneered new research and development directions in Colossal Magnetoresistance films, high Tc superconductor materials, diamond films, conductive polymers, and new lead-free solders. Currently, he is pioneering new materials and techniques for high-density, wavelength-division-multiplexed optical telecommunication networks; developing new, giant negative coefficient of thermal expansion materials, carbon nanotubes for field emission, and nano-device applications; and performing research and development on high-frequency magnetic thin films suitable for on-chip miniaturized inductor/transformer applications. Dr. Jin has received numerous honors and awards.

Quote: “It is a great honor to receive this TMS Fellow Award. After more than two decades of intense research and development on metals, magnetic materials and many other electronic materials, this recognition of TMS Fellow Award means a lot to me, especially since I was educated and started my career in metallurgy. I look forward to making more contributions to TMS with diligent research and development as well as with continued TMS society activities.”

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