In memoriam: An appreciation of past members

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This page lists member obituaries. If you would like to contribute an obituary of an IOM3 member to be published here, please contact obituaries@iom3.org. Notifications of members who have passed away should be sent to membership@iom3.org.

Christopher Michael (Mike) Sellars made outstanding contributions in research and in teaching metallurgy. He entered the University of Sheffield as an undergraduate in 1953, later becoming a member of staff and, excepting temporary appointments overseas, he continued to serve the University well beyond his formal retirement in 2001.

My first acquaintance with Arthur was in 1952 when he came to the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough having completed his period of National Service in the RAF.

John Hunt was an eminent metallurgist who will be remembered as a pioneer in the field of solidification research.

John Tattersall was ex-President of the Hong Kong Branch and an internationally renowned engineering geologist.

Barry Smale-Adams was a Fellow of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, a member
of Council, and President 1983–1984.

The passing of Dr David Robson Glyn Davies FIMMM has been reported

John Ratcliffe
was Secretary-General of The Plastics and Rubber Institute for nearly 30 years and played a key role in the post-war development of Britain’s plastics and rubber industries.

Gordon Gross FIMMM joined the Geological Survey of Canada in 1956, and started his life work on the study of iron formations of Canada and the world.

Robert Aldred CEng FIMMM had a long career in the UK's mining industry.

Dr Andy Thomas CEng FIMMM was a well known member of IOM3, locally and nationally, and
contributed greatly to the development of the Materials Society of
Cumbria.

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