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Easo George

Governor’s Chair for Advanced Alloy Theory and Development

Easo George is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the behavior and testing of alloys and metals.

His research areas include high-entropy alloys, small-scale mechanical behavior of crystalline and amorphous materials; refractory and precious metals for space power applications; mechanical behavior at extremes of temperature and strain rate; and environmental effects on microstructure and mechanical properties.

George was a professor of materials design and director of the Center for Interface Dominated High Performance Materials at the Ruhr University Bochum in Bochum,  Germany for two years before his governor’s chair appointment.

Prior to that, he had a nearly three decades long career at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he was a distinguished research staff member and head of the Alloy Behavior and Design Group.

George has also been a professor of materials science and engineering at UT since 2002.

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December 2016 from Ruhr University Bochum

Easo George

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