Oak Ridge National Laboratory


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Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


ORNL corporate fellow named to international conference

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 19, 1997 — Dr. Stan A. David, Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation corporate fellow at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will be a U.S. delegate to the 50th International Institute of Welding Annual Assembly.

David will consult with other U.S. experts on issues to be discussed during the week-long international conference to be held July 13-19 in San Francisco.

A member of ORNL's Metals and Ceramics Division, David is leader of the Materials Joining and Nondestructive Testing Group. He is responsible for ORNL's Basic Energy Sciences Welding Science program. His current interests are solidification behavior of welds, welding of intermetallic alloys, phase stability, process modeling and residual stresses in weldments.

David is a fellow of the American Welding Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science and ASM International. He has served as general chairman of the International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. David also is editor-in-chief of the new journal Science and Technology of Welding and Joining to be published by the Institute of Materials, London.

He is the recipient of many achievement awards, including the Champion H. Mathewson award from the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society and the American Welding Society's Charles H. Jennings Memorial Award for the most valuable contribution to welding metallurgy. He also is a three-time winner of the Jacquet-Lucas Gold Medal Award by the International Metallographic Society and ASM International.

David holds bachelor's and master's degrees in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science. He earned a doctorate in metallurgical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He serves as adjunct professor at both the University of Pittsburgh and the Colorado School of Mines.

David resides in West Knoxville.

ORNL, one of DOE's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation.