PASEF Luncheon, September 23, 2010

Charles McMahon will discuss "Why the WWII Liberty ships broke in half".

Professor Charles McMahon, who served as a line officer in the U.S. Navy before obtaining his PhD in physical metallurgy at MIT, is a distinguished scientist and an expert on the failure of metals by embrittlement. He is the author of 183 papers and two books on engineering materials and has received numerous honors and awards including the S. Reid Warren and Lindback teaching awards at Penn, membership in the National Academy of Engineering, and the Alexander von Humboldt Award for study at the University of Göttingen.

The luncheon is at 11:45 A.M. on Thursday, September 23, 2010, in the Lenape Room of the University Club. More information.