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Engineering | Editors of "Springer Handbook of Materials Measurement Methods"

Editors of "Springer Handbook of Materials Measurement Methods"

Prof. Dr. Horst Czichos 

Dr. Horst Czichos is Professor of Mechatronics at the University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany. He graduated with a degree in Precision Engineering and worked as a design engineer in the optical industry. He holds Dipl.-Phys. and Dr.-Ing (Materials Science) degrees from the Free and Technical Universities of Berlin and a Dr. h.c. from KU Leuven. He was President of the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) from 1992 to 2002 and President of the European Federation of National Associations of Measurement, Testing and Analytical Laboratories, EUROLAB (1999 - 2003), and is now its Delegate for the International Affiliates.

Dr. Eng. Tetsuya Saito 

Dr. Saito is currently Senior Adviser Emeritus at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and chairman of ISO/TC164 (Mechanical Testing of Metals). He received his Dr.-Eng. from the University of Tokyo in 1978 and since has held various positions at the National Research Institute for Metals, including Director of Materials Evaluation Division and Deputy Director-General of the Institute.

Dr. Leslie Smith 

After retirement from his position as Director of the Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Dr. Leslie Smith is a Research Associate at NIST. He received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Case Institute of Technology and the Catholic University of America in physical-organic chemistry and conducted research primarily on the adsorption of polymers and the degradation of polyesters.