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Prof. Arun Gokhale chosen as 2013 Sorby Award recipient

November 2012
Prof. Arun Gokhale chosen as 2013 Sorby Award recipient

Arun M. Gokhale, a professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been selected as the 2013 Henry Clifton Sorby Award recipient. This is the highest honor presented by the International Metallographic Society (IMS), and is presented annually in recognition of a lifetime achievement in research, teaching, or service in the field of metallurgy. Gokhale has been invited to give a technical lecture and receive the award at the IMS annual convention to be held in Indianapolis, August 4-8, 2013.

Prior to joining the Georgia Tech faculty in 1989, Gokhale’s work history encompassed fifteen years of teaching, and industrial research and development experience. He holds a B.Tech (1970) and M.Tech (1972) in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Ph.D. in Materials Science (1977) from the University of Florida. He serves on the editorial advisory boards for three international journals, has published over 200 papers, and is a frequent invited lecturer at national and international conferences.

Gokhale’s research interests include mathematical representation of materials and biological microstructures, modeling of microstructures for materials design, and quantitative fractography for characterization of damage evolution and fracture.


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