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PNNL researcher elected Fellow of NACE International

April 08, 2004 Share This!

RICHLAND, Wash. – Russell Jones, a Laboratory Fellow at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been elected Fellow of NACE International, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Each year the honor of Fellow is presented in recognition of distinguished contributions in the field of corrosion and its prevention.

Jones has more than 37 years of experience in the fields of stress corrosion cracking, high-temperature composites, fusion reactor materials, radiation effects on materials and mechanical properties of materials. He has more than 200 publications and has been the editor of 13 books and proceedings in his areas of expertise. Jones has been a member of NACE since 1966.

He earned a bachelor degree in metallurgical engineering from California State Polytechnic University in 1967 and a doctorate degree in materials science from the University of California in 1971. Additional honors for Jones include Fellow of ASM, International and Fellow for the Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences. He was also honored as the first Distinguished Alumni for Materials Engineering in 1994 by his alma mater, California State Polytechnic University. Jones serves as adjunct professor at Washington State University, instructing students on materials science and engineering.

Jones was recognized for this honor at the organization's 59th annual Corrosion 2004 conference held in New Orleans, La. on Mar. 31. Additionally, he will now serve as an advisor to the technical and professional members of NACE International.

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