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Morris Cohen
Birth: 1911
Chelsea
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 27, 2005
Swampscott
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Scientist. He earned his S.B. degree in metallurgy in 1933 and his Sc.D. in 1936 both at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He became a member of their faculty in 1937. He worked on the Manhattan Project during the Second World War. He and his colleagues developed fuel rods fo Enrico Fermi's reactor at the University of Chicago. He was awarded by President Jimmy Carter, the National Medal of Science, in 1977 for his research on steel hardening. He was awarded the Kyoto Prize in 1987 for Advanced Technology. He was the first materials scientist to receive the award. He became an Institute professorship at M.I.T. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Cause of his death was heart-related problems. (bio by: Genet) 
 
Burial:
Temple Sinai Cemetery
Danvers
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Genet
Record added: Jun 19, 2005
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Morris Cohen
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Morris Cohen
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