Dr. Juan M. Sanchez -- Bio-memorial

Dr. Juan M. Sanchez is the past Vice President for Research at The University of Texas at Austin and holder of the Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship #4 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

He obtained his B.S. in Physics at the University of Cordoba, Argentina, 1971; M.S. in Materials Science, 1974; and Ph.D. in Materials Science, 1977 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Sanchez is the author and co-author of over 140 technical publications on a wide range of topics in materials science and engineering. His current research interests are in the electronic, thermodynamic and structural properties of materials including intermetallic compounds, magnetic and non-magnetic alloys, thin films and magnetic multilayers. Primary interest is the development and application of first principles computational methods for the construction of phase diagrams of multicomponent material systems. Other research interests include the development of laser-controlled selective chemical vapor deposition processes for metals, alloys and ceramics.

Dr. Sanchez serves on the Council of Federal Relations of the Association of American Universities; the Board of Trustee of the Southwestern Universities Research Association; the National Scientific and Policy Advisory Council for the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health; the International Advisory Board of the University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico; and the External Evaluation Committee of the Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Technologica, Mexico. Dr. Sanchez is a past member of the Board of Visitors of the US Army War College; the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and the Board of Directors of the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

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