MRS, TMS recognize Amit Misra

MRS, TMS recognize Amit Misra

Professor Amit Misra

Amit Misra has been name a Fellow of the Materials Research Society as part of the 2016 class. MRS Fellows are outstanding members whose sustained and distinguished contributions to the advancement of materials research are internationally recognized. The number of new fellows selected each year will be capped at 0.2% of the current total professional MRS membership. The citation reads:


"For seminal and sustained contributions to nanomechanics and deformation mechanisms of nanocomposites and leadership to the Materials Research Society and the materials community."

Professor Misra also received the Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division (MPMD) Distinguished Service Award from TMS. The award is given to an individual whose dedication and commitment have made a demonstrable difference to the objectives and capabilities of the division and TMS. The citation reads:


"For his tireless commitment to service to TMS, the MPMD, and the Nanomechanical Material Behaviors Committee, and promotion of TMS as the home society for nanomechanics. "