Thomas, Gareth

ThomasProfessor Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

481 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

garth@nulluclink4.berkeley.edu 

 

 

Website: 
Research:  http://www.mse.berkeley.edu/faculty/Thomas/GarethThomas.html

Research Interests: 
Understanding the structure of inorganic materials via the electron microscope, then using the results to improve existing materials 

Education: 
1952     B.Sc.,First Class Hons, Cardiff University 

1955     Ph.D., Cambridge University 

Professional Experience: 

  Professor Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
1998   Technical Director, Acta Materialia, Inc. Board of Governors
1995-1998    Editor in Chief, Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia
1992    Founder Member, Editorial Board, NanoStructured Materials (Elsevier)
1991-1995   Vice President, International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy
1986-1990 President, International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy

Major Awards: 

2003 Acta Materialia Gold medal

2002 Charles Barrett Silver Medal

2001 First Albany Int. Distinguished lecture in Mat. Sci & Engin. “Microstructural design of Engineering Materials” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

2001 ASM International Gold Medallist