Tom Smith was an active member and supporter of the mining communities and the last President of the National Association of Colliery Managers
In memoriam: An appreciation of past members
This page lists member obituaries. If you would like to contribute an obituary of an IOM3 member to be published here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Notifications of members who have passed away should be sent to email@example.com.
Donald McLean was one of the greats of physical metallurgy and structural integrity who will be forever remembered in the annals of physical metallurgy among those leading the transformation of the discipline from a qualitative metallurgical art to a quantitative materials science
Jim Charles was resolutely a metallurgist interested in industrial processes and, through his intuitive understanding of the subject, he also made important contributions to archaeometallurgy
Les Erasmus was a recognised national and international authority on the role of nitrogen, microalloying and dual phase effects in structural and specialty steels
Keith Atkinson was a renowned geologist who also had a great interest in mineral processing
Arthur Brace was known as the Father of Anodizing and was instrumental in founding the International Hard Anodizing Association and the Aluminum Anodizers Council in the USA.
Professor Hepburn, a stalwart supporter of the IOM3 Rubber in Engineering Group and a major figure in the UK rubber community, passed away on 18 January 2017
Mr K M Philip played a key role in the post-war transformation of the rubber industry in India and remained active on several company boards until the age of 102
Claude Hepburn, a stalwart of the IOM3 Rubber in Engineering Group who made a vast contribution to the rubber community, died in January aged 81.
Professor Ernest Hondros, a British materials scientist, innovator, leader, and friend to many, spent much of his working life at the National Physical Laboratory and did much to promote materials science research nationally and internationally.