Professor Sridhar Seetharaman has been awarded the POSCO Faculty Development Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering effective July 1, 2006. -Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman has been awarded the POSCO Faculty Development Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering effective July 1, 2006.

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1998 and then spent a year as a research associate at Imperial College in London. He first came to CMU as a visiting scholar in 1999 and was appointed as an assistant professor in 2000. In 2005, he was appointed as Associate Director of the Center for Iron and Steel Making Research here at Carnegie Mellon.

His work has already received extensive recognition. The Iron and Steel Society has recognized him with the Young Leader Award in 2000 and the Charles H. Herty Best Paper Award in 2002. In 2002 he also received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Prize from the von Humboldt Foundation and the Marcus A. Grossmann Young Author Award from ASM International. In 2004 he received the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and the Philbrook award from the MSE department. He is the principal editor for AIST transactions and has taken a leadership role in organizing a number of international conferences. He has published more than 100 papers, with 63 in archival journals.