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consultant , materials engineering educator

Ashok Saxena, Indian, American materials engineering educator, consultant. Fellow American Society for Testing and Materials (officer since 1989, George Irwin medal 1992); member Metallurgical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Saxena, Ashok was born on August 28, 1948 in Jhansi, India. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of Ram K. and Shanti (Verma) Saxena.

Education

Bachelor in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1970. Master of Science, University Cincinnati, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1974.

Career

Research metallurgist, National Steel Company, Weirton, West Virginia, 1974-1976;senior engineer, Westinghouse R & D Center, Pittsburgh, 1976-1980;fellow scientist, Westinghouse R & D Center, Pittsburgh, 1981-1985;senior development manager, H.A.L., Bangalore, India., 1980;reader, associate professor, Banaras (India) Hindu U., 1980-1981;professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, since 1985;also director Composites Edition and Research Center, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1991-1994;director School of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, since 1993. Consultant Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, since 1985, Babcock & Wilcox, Barberton, Ohio, 1985-1988, Detroit Edison Company, 1986-1988, Structural Integrity Associations, San Jose, California, since 1987, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Developer software package. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Society for Testing and Materials (officer since 1989, George Irwin medal 1992). Member Metallurgical Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bridge, reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Madhu Chhanda Narain. Children: Rahul, Anjali.

father:
Ram K. Saxena

mother:
Shanti (Verma) Saxena

spouse:
Madhu Chhanda Narain

children:
Rahul Saxena

Anjali Saxena