Materials Research Activities


Robert W. Cahn

Robert Cahn has been active both as a researcher in and an historian of materials science. In addition, he has been a prolific editor. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Nuclear Materials and he is the editor of a book series entitled Materials Science and Technology. He is also the Materials Science Correspondent for Nature, and the author of a forthcoming book entitled The Coming of Materials Science.

  • Professor at Sussex University
  • Distinguished Research Fellow of the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Cambridge University
  • Fellow of six academies including the Royal Society
  • 1945: B.S. (Cantab) Metallurgy
  • 1950: Ph.D. (Cantab) Physics
  • 1963: Sc.D. (Cantab) Metallurgy

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This page was last updated on 6 April 2001 by Arne Hessenbruch.