Published on Saturday March 20, 2004
Dr. Richard Knight, FASM, auxiliary faculty member in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was mentioned in the Chairperson's Message in the March 18th issue of the ASM International Philadelphia "Liberty Bell" Chapter Newsletter. Knight was thanked by Chairperson Jim Watters for filling in last minute as the invited speaker at the January Liberty Bell Chapter dinner in place of ASM International president Dr. Robert Tucker. Dr. Tucker was taken ill unexpectedly and Dr. Knight agreed to give a talk entitled, "Thermal Spray... A 100-Year Old 'New' Surfacing Technology." Additionally, Ph.D. student Milan Ivosevic presented a introductory talk on "Thermally Sprayed Functionaly Graded Coatings."