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Michael Ernest Kassner

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Choong Hoon Cho Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • 1981, PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford Univ
  • 1979, Masters, Materials Engineering, Stanford Univ
  • Masters, Illinois Inst. Tech.
  • 1972, Bachelors, Northwestern University

Biography


1981 Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
1979 M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
1972 B.S.S.E., Science-Engineering, Northwestern University

Research Summary


Metal plasticity theory, creep, fracture, phase diagrams, fatigue

Awards


  • 1998 ASM International (formerly American Society of Metals) Fellow
  • 2003 epartment of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University Northwest Aluminum Professorship
  • 2008 ASEE AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellow
  • 2008 ASEE ASEE AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellow
  • 2009 AAAS Fellow
  • 2009 ASME Fellow
  • 2012 2nd USA Science and Engineering Festival Named One of the “Nifty Fifty”
  • 2012 US Navy Meritorious Public Service Medal
  • 2013 Korean AIrlines Choong Hoon Cho CHair
  • 2015 TMS Structural Materials Division Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award,
Appointments
  • Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • RTH 502
  • Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering
  • 3710 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1453

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-0942
  • kassner@usc.edu

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