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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Clarence Arnold Siebert

1936 - 1973
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Frank E. Legg Jr

1949 - 1975
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Wilbur C. Bigelow

1951 - 1993
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Richard A. Flinn

1951 - 1985
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Lawrence H. Van Vlack

1953 - 1988
Professor of Materials Engineering

Edward E. Hucke

1955 - 1991
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Robert D. Pehlke

1960 - 2002
Professor of Metallurgical Engineering

William F. Hosford Jr

1963 - 2004
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Orville F. Kimball

1966 - 1974
Associate Professor of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
Associate Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Tseng-Ying Tien

1966 - 1996
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

David V. Ragone

1972 - 1980
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Dean of Engineering

William C. Leslie

1973 - 1984
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Breton L. Mattes

1977
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Ronald Gibala

1984 - 2004
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
L.H. and F.E. VanVlack Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Jay S. Wallace

1984 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Albert F. Yee

1985 - 2003
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

I-Wei Chen

1986 - 1997
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

David C. Van Aken

1986 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

David J. Srolovitz

1987 - 2001
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

John C. Bilello

1989 - 2004
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

John E. Sanchez

1996 - 2000
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering