Faculty

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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-.

Email: wljSymbolatcaltech.edu

Research Group
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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

Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science