Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology

, Volume 57, Issue 3, pp 231–232 | Cite as

2009 ISGS life achievement award

Editorial Note
Professor John D. Mackenzie received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Imperial College, London in 1954. He was a Research Fellow and Lecturer at Princeton University (1954–1956) and an I.C.I. Fellow at Cambridge University (1956–1957). From 1957 to 1963, he was a Research Scientist at the General Electric Research Laboratory at Schenectady, New York. In 1963, Doug began his academic career, first as a Professor of Materials Science at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York (1963–1969) and then at the University of California Los Angeles (1969–2003). He served as chairman of the Materials Science and Engineering Department from 1979 to 1982 and as the Associate Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (1990–2003). He was named to the Nippon Sheet Glass Chair in Materials Science and Engineering in 1991.

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