Philippe Colomban interviewed by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
Prof. Michael Whelan interviewed by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
Peter Hirsch interviewed by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
Prof Shin Fujitani interviewed by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
The Materials Research Society has begun to upload their archive
The Cornell Center for Materials Research has begun to upload their archive
Professor Soga Naohiro biographical sketch and interview
Professor Kazuyuki Hirao explains glass devices research in an interview by Hervé Arribart and Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
Mila Boncheva explains self-assembly in our streamed movies.
Goerge Whitesides was interviewed by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent and Arne Hessenbruch. A transcript is provided.
An audio file of an interview of William Baker of Bell Labs.
We stream clips from Stanley Whittingham's laboratory at SUNY Binghamton.
Kohei Itoh, Professor at Keio University, was interviewed by Arne Hessenbruch. We stream the audio file of the interview.
Anne Mayes, Toyota Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, was interviewed by Arne Hessenbruch. We stream the audio file of the interview.
William Callister is the author of the best selling undergraduate textbook in materials science and engineering. He was interviewed by Arne Hessenbruch and we stream the audio file of the interview.
A short history of x-rays covering the entire 20th century. This is an article by Arne Hessenbruch originally written for Endeavour.
Alexander Voronel, Tel Aviv University, gives an experimental physicist's perspective on the history of critical phenomena in classical fluids (and on the world of Soviet science under Stalin, Khruschchev, and Brezhnev).
Interview with Jens Degett about science in the media and science policy in Europe. Only in Danish - an English summary is in preparation.
An overview of the history of composites by Tim Palucka and Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
We are collaborating with the Materials Research Society to digitize their archives and make it available here. The private documents will be available only to MRS officials but the non-sensitive material will be publicly available.
Paul Caro interview
Interview with Endo Morinobu by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
The notes from an interview with Mildred Dresselhaus, and some photos.
A round-table discussion on materials research with French industrialist researchers and academics (in French only).
Interview with Prof. Donald Sadoway of MIT, who talks about curricular reform in Materials Science and Engineering and about electrochemistry.
Bob Simha talks about Building 13, the building that houses materials research at MIT.
Interview with Valentina Ponomareva, a former candidate cosmonaut and now a space historian, obtained by Slava Gerovitch in Moscow in May 2002.
Interview with the founder of a company providing software to identify and compensate for hysteresis problems produced by scanning probe microscopes, Jan Friis Jørgensen.
Tim Palucka's pages elaborating on the history of electron microscopy since 1931.
Pierre-Gilles De Gennes interview by Hervé Arribart and Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent.
William O. Baker sat on many of the important committees making decisions about the ARPA-funded interdisciplinary laboratories. We have a selection of the most interesting reports, minutes, etc.
The Materials Research site is collaborating with the Cornell Center for the Materials to digitize their archive and put parts of it on this site.
Interview with Sam Schweber in which he gives a physicist's perspective on materials research and describes the growing importance of solid-state physics, c1950-2002.
Stock-taking of our historiographical issues, with reference to the materials research site and the collaboration with the Materials Research Society to use our software, especially the interview module.
Written by Dr. Slava Gerovitch, this section documents the development of Soviet onboard computers and Soviet attitudes toward man-machine interaction in space.
The Materials Research site has started a Cahn's Corner featuring topical articles by Robert Cahn. The first one is entitled "Innovation in Industry".