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researcher , metallurgy and materials educator

William Craig Johnson, American metallurgical engineer, educator. Recipient Ladd award, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1984, Faculty Development award, International Business Machines Corporation; A. von Humboldt fellowship, 1989-1990.


Johnson, William Craig was born on November 4, 1954 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States. Son of LeRoy and Patricia Ruth (Siebrandt) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1976, Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, 1978,Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, 1980. National Research Council postdoctoral fellow National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1980-1982. Assistant professor Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1982-1986, associate professor, 1986-1991, professor, 1991.

Review board Metall.Transactions, Pittsburgh, 1982. Guest professor Technology U. Berlin, 1990-1991.


National Research Council postdoctoral fellow National Bureau Standard, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1980—1982. Assistant professor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1982—1986, associate professor, 1986—1991, professor, since 1991. Review board Metallurgical Transactions, Pittsburgh, since 1982.

Guest professor Technology University Berlin, 1990—1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board director, treasurer United Ministries Higher Education, Houghton, 1977—1980. Board director United Campus Ministries, Pittsburgh, 1984—1987. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Metallurgical Society Institute Mining, Metall, and Petroleum Engineer (chemistry & physics materials committee member, Hardy Gold medal 1983), American Society Metals ((phase transformations com.mem., Bradley Stoughton award 1987, Howe Gold medal 1987), Sigma Xi.


Married Lisa Ann Dole, September 9, 1978. Children: Hannah, Ian, Norah.

LeRoy Johnson

Patricia Ruth (Siebrandt) Johnson

Lisa Ann Dole

Hannah Johnson

Ian Johnson

Norah Johnson