Subhash Mahajan

Subhash Mahajan

Title: Distinguished Professor of Material Science and Engineering
Company: University of California, Davis
Location: El Macero, California, United States

Subhash Mahajan, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Material Science and Engineering at the University of California, Davis, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemical engineering and materials science.

Having accrued more than 50 years of inimitable experience in teaching, Dr. Mahajan is renowned for his expertise in chemical engineering and materials science. Since 2011, he has served as a distinguished professor of materials science and engineering at the University of California, Davis, as well as a professor of electronic materials at Arizona State University since 1997. Prior to these roles, Dr. Mahajan served in various teaching and administrative positions at UC Davis, Arizona State University and Carnegie Mellon University spanning three decades. He has also been a visiting professor to Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France and the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Dr. Mahajan commenced his career in the 1960s as a researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Denver before serving as a Harwell Fellow at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in England from 1968 to 1971. From 1971 to 1983, he worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories as a technology staff member and research manager, which he calls a highlight of his career.

Finding great success in his career, Dr. Mahajan has been the notable recipient of the Albert Easton White Distinguished Teacher Award. Additionally, he has received a Gold Medal and Albert Sauveur Achievement Award from ASM International, as well as a John Bardeen Award and Educator Award from the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. The author of various scientific articles, he holds numerous membership and fellowships with highly regarded organizations within his industry. Dr. Mahajan achieved a Bachelor of Science, with highest honors, from Panjab University in 1959 and a Bachelor of Engineering in metallurgy, with honors, from the Indian Institute of Science in 1961, both in his native India. In 1965, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in materials science and engineering from the University of California. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Mahajan can also be found in various editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World.

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