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Dr. Roger Doherty

Professor Emeritus

Office: LeBow 439B
Phone: 215.895.2330

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  • B.A. (Science of Metals)  Balliol College Oxford University UK (1961)
  • D.Phil   (Metallurgy) Dept of Metallurgy Oxford University UK (1964)
  • M.A. Oxford University UK (1964)

Professional History

  • Research Scientist Tube Investments Research Lab. Cambridge UK (1963-65)
  • Lecturer (Equivalent to Associate Professor) Materials Science Subject Group School of      Engineering Sussex University, Brighton UK  (1965-1982)
  • Visiting Scientific Expert for the UK Ministry of Overseas Development at The Brazilian Government's Aerospace Materials Department, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo Brazil (1975-76)
  • Professor of Light Alloy Metallurgy, Department of Materials Delft Technical University , Delft The Netherlands.  Substituting for Profesor Kievits who was the Acting President of the University. (1979-1980)
  • Head of the Materials Science Subject Group, Sussex University, (1981-1982)
  • Professor of Materials Engineering Drexel University (1982-present)
  • Sabbatical Leave at The Technical University of Trondheim Norway (1995), at The Rioso National Laboratory Roskilde Denmark (2002-2003) and at L'Ecole des Mines, St.Etienne France (2003)
  • Acting Head Department of Materials Engineering, Drexel University (1998-2000)
  • A.W. Grosvenor Professor of Materials Engineering (2003-present)
  • Extensive Metallurgical Consultancy in both the UK and the USA. (1965-present)

Honors and Awards

  • Drexel University Research Achievement Award (1977)
  • Christian R and Mary F Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching (2000)
  • TMS Fellow  ("For attainment of the highest professional distinction through career achievement in the practise of metallurgy and materials science") (2007)

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Last updated Friday, June 6, 2008