Sigma-1 Group Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory
James C. Foley is currently a Group Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory and has been employed there since 2003. He received his B.S. in 1988, M.S. in 1991 and Ph.D. in 1997 in metallurgical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory from 1997 through 1998. From 1998 through 2003, he was an associate scientist at Ames Laboratory. His research interests cover amorphous alloys, lead-free solder, aluminum alloys, beryllium and powder metallurgy.
Jim has been a member of TMS since 1987 and served on the Program Committee as Chair from 2006 - 2009. He was the Programming Coordinating Committee Chair for MS&T '06, and from 2013 - 2016 he served as the MPMD Council Chair.