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G.S. Rohrer: Biography

Gregory S. Rohrer Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2696 (phone)
(412) 268 3113 (fax)
gr20+@andrew.cmu.edu


Academic Positions

W.W. Mullins Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nov. 2001 to present.

Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Carnegie Mellon University, May 2005 to January 2021.

Professor
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, July 1999 to present.

Director
Carnegie Mellon University Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, June 1999 to Aug. 2013.

Associate Professor
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, July 1995 to July 1999.

Assistant Professor
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, June 1990 to July 1995.

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Jan. 1989 to May 1990.


Education

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, May 1989

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
B.A. with Honors in Physics, May, 1984


Professional Activities

Editor
Acta Materialia, 2016 to present.

Director
American Ceramic Society, 2015 to 2018.

Associate Editor
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 1999 to 2016.

co-Chair
NSF DMR MGI Workshop: The Materials Genome Initiative in Ceramics, Geosciences, and Solid-State Chemistry, 2013.

Chairman
National Science Foundation Workshop on Emerging Areas in Ceramics Research, 2012.

Chairman
University Materials Council, 2010-2011.

Chairman
Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society, 2005-2006.

Technical Program Chair
Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, 2003.

Chairman
MRSEC directors association, 2002-2003.

Member of Meetings Committee
American Ceramic Society, 2001-2003.

Chairman
Gordon Research Conference on Solid State Studies in Ceramics, August, 2000.

Program Committee Member
International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, 1999.

Editor
Proceedings the International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, 1999.

Meeting Program Chair
Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society, 1998-99.


Honors

ACerS Global Ambassador
American Ceramic Society, 2018.

W. David Kingery Award
American Ceramic Society, 2014.

Sapphire Prize, second place
Journal of Materials Science, 2011.

Robert B. Sosman Award
American Ceramic Society, 2009.

G.E. Distinguished Lecture for MS&E
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2009.

Peter G. Winchell Memorial Lecturer
Purdue University, School of Materials Engineering, 2007.

Alan Lawley Lecturer
Drexel University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2005.

Richard M. Fulrath Award
American Ceramic Society, 2004.

Fellow
American Ceramic Society, 2003.

Ross Coffin Purdy Award
American Ceramic Society, 2002.

Roland B. Snow Award
American Ceramic Society, 1998.

Young Investigator Award
National Science Foundation, 1994.

Electro-Science Laboratories Prize
for superior achievement in the field of new or unique materials, University of Pennsylvania, 1989.

Kirschner Scholar for physics
Franklin and Marshall College, 1984.



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