Morris Cohen

Morris Cohen

Birth
Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 May 2005 (aged 93)
Swampscott, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 11203370 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 19 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11203370
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Morris Cohen (27 Nov 1911–27 May 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11203370, citing Temple Sinai Cemetery, Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .