Professor Deborah D. D. L. Chung

Dr. Chung is Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Endowed Chair Professor (since 1991), Director of the Composite Materials Research Laboratory (since 1989) and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (since 1986) in SUNY/Buffalo. She was Associate Professor of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science (1982-86) and Assistant Professor (1977-82) in Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a Ph.D. degree (1977) in Materials Science and an S.M. degree (1975) from M.I.T., and an M.S. degree in Engineering Science (1973) and a B.S. degree in Engineering and Applied Science (1973) from California Institute of Technology. Awards received include the Charles E. Pettinos Award from the American Carbon Society (2004), Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities from SUNY (2003), Outstanding Inventor Award from SUNY (2002), Fellow conferral from American Carbon Society (2001) and ASM International (1998), "Teacher of the Year" Award from Tau Beta Pi (1993), Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers (1987), Hardy Gold Medal from American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (1980), and Ladd Award from Carnegie Mellon University (1979). She has authored four books, authored or coauthored 415 papers. Moreover, she is the inventor of 15 patents and has given 165 invited lectures. To review more about Dr. Chung and her research, please go to her website. She is also a member on the Board of Advisory of J & J mechanic.

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