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Stephen Sass

Emeritus
Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests

Fundamental studies of crystalline interfaces; fabrication of nanoperiodic surfaces for biological and materials applications.

Selected Publications

  • Sass, Stephen.  2008.  "We've Been Here Before".  Media Magazine.  72.
  • Sass, Stephen.  2006.  "Scarcity, Mother of Invention".  The New York Times.
  • Sass, Stephen.  2006.  "Scarcity, Mother of Invention".  The International Herald Tribune.
  • Sass, Stephen.  1998. The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon.  New York, United States: Arcade Publishing, Little, Brown, & Co.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Achievement Award in Materials Science and Engineering (International Workshop on Advanced Intermetallic and Metallic Materials) 2008
  • Distinguished Achievement Award in Materials Science and Engineering (International Workshop on Aadvanced Intermetallic and Metallic Materials, China) 2005
  • Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow (Cornell University) 2001
  • Outstanding Educator (Cornell University) 2000
  • Fellow (ASM) 1997

Education

Northwestern University 1966