Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Materials Science

Faculty

William L. Johnson

William L. Johnson

Ruben F. and Donna Mettler Professor of Engineering and Applied Science

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., Hamilton College, 1970; Ph.D., Caltech, 1975. Assistant Professor of Materials Science, 1977-80; Associate Professor, 1980-84; Professor, 1984-89; Mettler Professor, 1989-.


Assistant(s)

Research Group Matters
Pamela Albertson
335 Keck Laboratory
(626) 395-4411
psa@its.caltech.edu

Research Group Website Personal Website

Research Overview

William Johnson's research includes studies of metallic materials including liquid alloys, bulk metallic glasses, nanostructured metals, and metal-matrix composites. Also, applications of metallic glasses as structural materials in sporting goods, aircraft, and military hardware, etc.

List of Research Areas

liquid alloys, bulk metallic glasses, nanostructured metals, and metal-matrix composites, applications of metallic glasses as structural materials

MS News about William L. Johnson

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