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academic administrator , Metallurgist

Norman Lee Peterson, American metallurgist, academic administrator. Recipient Senior Scientist award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1973; National Science Foundation fellowship, 1964-1965. Fellow: American Physical Society, American Ceramics Society, American Society Metals (chairman awards committee); member: Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining.

Background

Peterson, Norman Lee was born on January 16, 1935 in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Son of Conrad Arnold and Mildred Sarah (Umbreit) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961.

Career

Assistant metallurgist Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, 1961—1964, associate metallurgist, 1964—1970, group leader, 1966—1968, associate director, 1968—1977, senior metallurgist, since 1970, group leader, since 1977. Member review committee Materials Research Laboratory University Illinois, Urbana, since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Radial Damage in Metals, 1976, Atomic Defects in Metals, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Physical Society, American Ceramics Society, American Society Metals (chairman awards committee). Member: Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining.

Connections

Married Mary Irene Lee, October 12, 1963.

father:
Conrad Arnold Peterson

mother:
Mildred Sarah (Umbreit) Peterson

spouse:
Mary Irene Lee