Darrell W. Smith
Michigan Technological University
Materials Science and Engineering
BS 1959, MS Metallurgy 1965, PhD Metallurgy 1969
Darrell graduated from Michigan Tech with his undergraduate degree in 1959. He then moved on to Case Western Reserve University, graduating with a M.S. degree in Metallurgy in 1965, and a PhD in Metallurgy in 1969.
He worked as a senior research metallurgist at General Electric Co. located in Cleveland, OH, until beginning his professorial tenure at Michigan Tech in 1970. Became nationally recognized for his work in the powder metallurgy field.
Darrell retired in June of 1999 and was granted emeritus status in the fall of that year. Resides at his home on Half Moon Beach Road in Chassell.
From 2008 Induction to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Academy