Christopher A. Schuh

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Christopher A. Schuh is the Danae and Vasilis Salapatas Professor of Metallurgy in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was head of this department from 2011 to 2019. His research focuses on structural metallurgy and alloy design, and he has co-founded a number of metallurgical companies. Currently Schuh serves as the Coordinating Editor of the Acta Materialia family of journals. Among his various awards and honors are his appointment as a MacVicar Fellow of MIT, acknowledging his contributions to engineering education, and his election as fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Deadlocked Order and Disorder in the Strongest Metals

The peak strength of a metal occurs when the boundaries between its grains and the grains themselves have the same strength. Read More »