Jul 12, 2016 | No Comments | By Jessica Ader
Congratulations to HEMI alumnus and Army Research Laboratory (ARL) collaborator Dr. Cyril Williams, who recently was elected as a 2016 Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has been a member of ASME for eleven years and his main areas of study encompass shock compression science, spall fracture, and dynamic failure processes.
Dr. Williams is an established collaborator in the Metals Group of HEMI’s Center for Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments (CMEDE). He began his work as a graduate student in HEMI and later joined the ARL’s Shock Physics Laboratory. There, he was recognized with the 2015 Federal Engineer of the Year Award. He currently serves as the executive head of Government Relations at ASME.