Newsmaker: Michael E. McHenry
Michael E. McHenry
Noteworthy: Awarded Distinguished Lecture Status by IEEE Magnetics Society, he will tour the world this year, giving more than 30 talks.
Family: Single. Children, Meghan Cole, 28, and Michael, 24.
Occupation: Carnegie Mellon University professor in materials science and engineering.
Education: Bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering and materials science, Case Western Reserve, 1980; Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988. Post-doctoral fellow at Los Alamos Lab from 1988 to 1989.
Quote: “It is a wonderful opportunity to see all these places, to talk with people in my field and to talk about my research all over the world.”
— Andrew Conte
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