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Dr. Hamish Fraser elected Fellow in the Microscopy Society of America

Dr. Hamish Fraser has been elected Fellow in the Microscopy Society of America, and in August , he will be inducted with the 2013 Class at the MSA meeting in Indianapolis. This well-deserved honor recognizes Fraser’s significant contributions to the microscopy and microanalysis of materials community.

Dr. Fraser began his academic career at the University of Birmingham, U.K., where he received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Physical Metallurgy. Just one year later in 1973, he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Fraser earned an Associate Professor position with tenure in 1978, followed by a full professorship at that same university in 1984.

In addition to his academic contributions, Dr. Fraser has been a consultant to the USAF Scientific Advisory Board, serving on the Materials Panel of the New World Vistas program, and also as a member of the team reviewing AFOSR, AFRL - Materials and Structures programs.

Other high-profile organizations that Dr. Fraser has been a contributor to include The Materials and Processes Pane l(Technology Area Review and Assessment), Western Australian Government, The Air Force Research Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory , Pratt & Whitney Aircraft , General Electric Aircraft Engine group, and the Pentagon. Currently, Dr. Fraser is an Ohio Regents Eminent Scholar & Professor at Ohio State in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and a fellow of both ASM International and Institute of Materials.