Richard J. Arsenault
- BS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 1957
Dr. Richard J. Arsenault (BS MTU MY 1957, PhD MY Northwestern 1962). After graduating with a doctorate in Metallurgy from Northwestern University in 1962, Dr. Arsenault joined Oak Ridge National Labs as a research scientist. In 1967, he joined the faculty of the University of Maryland in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He then joined the Department of Chemical Engineering and later the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science and Engineering.
Dr. Arsenault enjoyed a long and productive academic career, with a strong reputation in the area of mechanical behavior development in metal alloys and composites. He has published over 250 scientific papers, authored a book, and served as editor for nine others. He was elected a fellow of TMS in 1998 and served on the US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board for many years.
Dr. Arsenault was inducted into the Academy of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Michigan Tech in 2000.