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Milton Stern, American chemical company executive. Recipient Nuodex award Northeastern University, 1949; Sears B. Condit award, 1949.


Stern, Milton was born on April 20, 1927 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Morris and Lily (Colton) Stern.


Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, 1949. Master of Science (Alcoa fellow), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950. Doctor of Science (Alcoa fellow), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952.


Postdoctoral fellow in metallurgy Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952-1954. With Union Carbide Corporation, New York City, 1954-1973, vice president electronics division, 1968-1969, executive vice president mining and metals division, 1969-1973. Vice president exploration Kennecott Corporation, New York City, 1973-1976, senior vice president, 1976-1978, executive vice president, 1978-1982, also director.

Senior executive vice president Stauffer Chemical Company, Westport, Connecticut, 1982-1984, vice chairman, from 1984, also director.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles in electrochemistry and metallurgy to technical journals

    • patentee n field.


Member visiting committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972-1975. Member corporation Northeastern University. Member White House Task Force on American Indian, 1966.

Board directors Association American Indian Affairs. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Institute of Mining, National Association corrosion Engineers (Willis R. Whitney award 1963), American Society Metals, Electrochemical Society (Young Authors award 1955, 58, journal division editor 1958-1961), Professional Golf Association National Club, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.


Married Roberta L. Navisky, July 10, 1949. Children– Mark, Lawrence, Brian.

Morris Stern

Lily (Colton) Stern

Roberta L. Navisky

Lawrence Stern

Brian Stern

Mark Stern