Dr. Walter S. Owen
1920-2007
Dr. Walter S. Owen Member
Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1977
  • Materials
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  • 1977
  • Materials
Memorial Tribute

BY ALI S. ARGON

WALTER SHEPARD OWEN was born on March 13, 1920, in the West Derby district of Liverpool and died on October 13, 2007, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

His distinguished career as a metallurgist, an academic, and a university ...

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Election Citation
Leadership in research on structure/property relationships in metals and in the extension of such concepts to the educational basis of materials science and engineering.