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Mineralogist

David Lee Bish, American Mineralogist. Achievements include discovery of phenomenon of anion exchange in mixed hydroxide minerals; development of quantitative analysis by X-ray powder diffraction using the Rietveld method. Recipient Award for Materials Science Research Xerox Corporation, 1977.

Background

Bish, David Lee was born on March 5, 1952 in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Son of Henry L. and Rosemary M. (Osborn) Bish.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Furman U., 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.

Career

Research associate, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1980; technical staff member, Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of phenomenon of anion exchange in mixed hydroxide minerals. Development of quantitative analysis by X-ray powder diffraction using the Rietveld method.

Membership

Panel member Los Alamos Community Pride, 1985. Fellow Mineralogical Society American. Member Clay Minerals Society (county member 1987-1990, Jackson award 1995), American Geophysical Union, International Association for Study Clay Minerals, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Karen Ainsworth, July 15,1981. 1 child, Rebecca L.

father:
Henry L. Bish

mother:
Rosemary M. (Osborn) Bish

spouse:
Karen Ainsworth

child:
Rebecca L. Bish