TMS Director/Chair, Light Metals Division
Eric Nyberg was most recently Director of Programmes at Brunel University, London, for the Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST). Nyberg joined BCAST in 2016 to lead the development of research programs with international partners. Prior to this, he worked for 24 years at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), most recently as chief engineer, materials research and development.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Nyberg with the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Special Recognition Award. He also holds three U.S. patents, an R&D 100 Award, and has authored or co-authored more than 50 technical publications. He earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in materials science and engineering from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
A TMS member since 1990, Nyberg was awarded the Light Metals Division (LMD) Distinguished Service Award in 2012. He has been engaged in LMD and TMS functional committees, including the Magnesium Committee (chair, vice-chair, and secretary), the LMD Council (vice-chair), and the Program Committee (Magnesium Committee representative). He has also edited the Magnesium Technology Symposium proceedings and co-edited Essential Readings in Magnesium Technology.