Subhash Mahajan wins the Robert Franklin Mehl Award

Dr Subhash Mahajan, Professor at the University of California in Davis and Coordinating Editor of Acta Materialia, will receive the prestigious Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the forthcoming TMS Annual Meeting at Walt Disney World in Orlando in March 2015.

Prof. Subhash Mahajan has had a unique contributions to the understanding of the interplay between structure and properties metals, semiconductors and other functional materials. Prof. Mahajan is also an outstanding editor of scientific journals: after contributing to the launch of Materials Science and Engineering B; he has been the coordinating editor of Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia for more than a decade, journals of which I am the fortunate publisher; Subhash also edited the seminal Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology .

The Robert Franklin Mehl lecture award, named after the internationally renowned professor of metallurgy at Carnegie Mellon University, was established in 1921 by the Institute of Metals in recognition to an outstanding career as a materials scientist and is one of the main awards given at the TMS Annual Meeting.

Prof. Mahajan will give his lecture entitled The Role of Materials Science in Microelectronics: Past, Present and Future on Tuesday March 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Swan hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando.