TMS Past President
Professor and Chair, Johns Hopkins University
Kevin J. Hemker is Alonzo G. Decker Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He also holds joint appointments in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Earth & Planetary Sciences.
A professional member of TMS since 1991, Hemker has served two terms on the TMS Board of Directors as Public & Governmental Affairs (P&GA) Director from 2008 to 2013. He has also contributed as a member of the Titanium, Strategic Planning, and P&GA committees. In 2014, he was elected as a TMS Fellow.
Hemker earned his B.S. in metallurgy from the University of Cincinnati, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Stanford University.